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Panskura Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Country  India
District  Purba Medinipur
Type  Open
State  West Bengal
Constituency No.  204
Lok Sabha constituency  Tamluk
Panskura Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Panskura Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (earlier called Panskura East) (Bengali: পাঁসকুড়া পূ্র্ব বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.



As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 204 Panskura Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Kolaghat CD Block.

Panskura Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 30 Tamluk (Lok Sabha constituency).

2016 election

.# Swing calculated on LF+Congress vote percentages taken together in 2016.


.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2011.


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


In the 2006 state assembly elections Amiya Kumar Sahoo of CPI(M) won the Panskura East assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Biplab Ray Chowdhury of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Biplab Roychowdhury representing Trinamool Congress in 2001 and representing Congress in 1996, defeated Sisir Sarkar of CPI(M). Sisir Sarkar of CPI(M) defeated Biplab Roy Choudhury of Congress in 1991. Sibram Basu of CPI(M) defeated Rabindra Bag of Congress in 1987. Swades Ranjan Maji, Independent/ Janata Party, defeated Biplab Roy Choudhury representing ICS in 1982, and Adhir Kumar Chatterjee of Forward Bloc in 1977.


Geeta Mukherjee of CPI won the Panskura East seat in 1972, 1971, 1969 and 1967 defeating Amar Prasad Chakravarty of Forward Bloc,Birbhadra Gouri of Bangla Congress,Shyamdas Bhattacharya of Congress and Satish Chandra Samanta of Congress. Rajani Kanta Pramanik of Congress won in 1962 and 1957. In independent first election in 1951, the two Pankura seats were named Panskura North and Panskura South. While Rajanikanta Pramanik of Congress won the Panskura North seat, Shyama Bhattacharya of Congress won the Panskura South seat.


Panskura Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) Wikipedia