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Khanakul (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Country  India
District  Hooghly
Type  Open
State  West Bengal
Constituency No.  202
Lok Sabha constituency  29. Arambagh (SC)
Khanakul (Vidhan Sabha constituency) httpsiytimgcomvitg8CBNksD8hqdefaultjpg
Neighborhoods  Radhanagore, Dhamla, Nagulpara

Khanakul (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is an open seat now, but was earlier reserved for scheduled castes.


Map of Khanakul, West Bengal


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 202 Khanakul (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Khanakul II community development block, and Ghoshpur, Khanakul I, Khanakul II, Kishorpur I, Kishorpur II, Pole I,Pole II, Thakuranichak I, and Thakuranichak II gram panchayats of Khanakul I community development block.

Khanakul (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 29 Arambagh (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).


In the 2011 elections, Iqbal Ahmed of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Subhra Parui of CPI(M).

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

Note: New constituencies – 1, constituencies abolished – 2


In the 2006, 2001 and 1996 state assembly elections Banshi Badan Maitra of CPI(M) won the Khanakul assembly seat (SC) defeating Kalyan Maji of Trinamool Congress in 2006, Tarapada Dolui of Trinamool Congress in 2001, and Basudeb Hajra of Congress in 1996. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Sachindra Nath Hazra of CPI(M) defeated Banshari Mohan Sardar of Congress in 1991, Basudeb Hajra of Congress in 1987 and 1982.Panchanan Digpati of Janata Party defeated Sachindra Nath Hazra of CPI(M) in 1977.


Basudeb Hajra of Congress won in 1972. Madan Saha of CPI(M) won in 1971, 1969 and 1967. Krishna Pada Pandit of Congress won in 1962. Panchanan Digpati and Prafulla Chandra Sen, both of Congress, won the dual seat at Khanakul in 1957.


Khanakul (Vidhan Sabha constituency) Wikipedia

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