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Falta (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Country  India
District  South 24 Parganas
Type  Open
State  West Bengal
Constituency No  144
Lok Sabha constituency  Diamond Harbour
Falta (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Falta (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an Legislative Assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.



As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 144 Falta (Legislative Assembly constituency) is composed of the following: Falta community development block, and Bhadura Haridas and Kalatalahat gram panchayats of Diamond Harbour II community development block.

Falta (Legislative Assembly constituency) is part of No. 21 Diamond Harbour (Lok Sabha constituency).


In 2011 Tamonash Ghosh of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Ardhendu Sekhar Bindu of CPI(M).

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

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 8 (See template talk page for details)


In the 2006 state assembly elections Chandana Ghosh Dastidar of CPI(M) won the 118 Falta assembly seat defeating her nearest rival Tamonash Ghosh of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Tamonash Ghosh of Trinamool Congress defeated Malina Mistry of CPI(M) in 2001. Sudhir Bhattacharjee of Congress defeated Arati Dasgupta of CPI(M) in 1996. Arati Dasgupta of CPI(M) defeated Sudhir Bhattacharjee of Congress in 1991 and Dinabandhu Halder of Congress in 1987. Nemai Chandra Das of CPI(M) defeated Asraf Ali of Congress in 1982 and Mohini Mohan Parui of Congress in 1977.


Mohini Mohan Parui of Congress won the Falta seat in 1972. Jyotish Roy of CPI(M) won in 1971, 1969 and 1967. Khagendra Nath Das of Congress won in 1962 and 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951 Jyotish Chandra Roy of CPI won the Falta seat.


Falta (Vidhan Sabha constituency) Wikipedia

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