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Chandannagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Country  India
District  Hooghly
Type  Open
State  West Bengal
Constituency No.  189
Lok Sabha constituency  28. Hooghly
Chandannagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Chandannagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (earlier spelt as Chandernagore) is an assembly constituency in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal.



As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 189 Chandanagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Chandannagar municipal corporation and Bhadreswar municipality.

Chandannagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 28 Hooghly (Lok Sabha constituency).


.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.

Note: New constituencies – 1, constituencies abolished – 2


In the 2006 state assembly elections Sibaprosad Bandopadhyay of CPI(M) won the 182 Chandernagore assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Ram Chakraborty of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Kamal Mukherjee of Congress defeated Ratan Lal Dasgupta of CPI(M) in 2001 and Sandhya Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) in 1996. Sandhya Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) defeated Kamal Mukherjee of Congress in 1991 and 1987. Bhabani Mukherjee of CPI(M) defeated Indumati Bhattacharya of Congress in 1982 and Asit Mukhopadhyay of Congress in 1977.


Bhabani Mukherjee of CPI(M) won in 1972, 1971, 1969 and 1967. Bhabani Mukherjee of CPI won in 1962. Hirendra Kumar Chattopadhyay, Independent, won in 1957.

1951-1962 Bhadreswar

The Bhadreswar seat was there between 1951 and 1962. Girija Bhushan Mukhopadhyay of CPI won in 1962. Byomkesh Majumdar of Congress won in 1957 and in independent India’s first election in 1951.


Chandannagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) Wikipedia

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