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Mathurapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Country  India
District  South 24 Parganas
Year abolished  2011
State  West Bengal
Year established  1951
Lok Sabha constituency  Mathurapur
Mathurapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Mathurapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.



As a consequence of the order of the Delimitation Commission, Mathurapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011. Raidighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) will cover most of Mathurapur community development block.

Mathurapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was part of Mathurapur (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).

Members of Legislative Assembly

Note: For MLAs from the area in subsequent years, see Raidighi (Vidhan Sabha constituency)


In the 2006and 2001state assembly elections Kanti Ganguly of CPI(M) won the 123 Mathurapur assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Satya Ranjan Bapuli of Trinamool Congress. Satya Ranjan Bapuli representing Congress had won the seat five times in a row defeating Kanti Ganguly of CPI(M) in 1996and 1991,Brindaban Bhandari of CPI(M) in 1987 and 1982, and Robin Mondal of SUC in 1977.


Birendra Nath Halder of Congress won in 1972.Renupada Haldar of SUC won in 1971and 1969.H.Haldar of Bangla Congress won in 1967.In 1962 Mathurapur had two seats. Bhusan Chandra Das of Congress won the Mathurapur South East seat. Brindaban Gayen of Congress won the Mathurapur North West (SC) seat. In 1957 and in independent India’s first election in 1951 Mathurapur was a joint seat. Bhusan Chandra Das and Brindaban Gayen, both of Congress won in 1957.Bhusan Chandra Das of KMPP and Brindaban Gayen of Congress won in 1951.


Mathurapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) Wikipedia

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