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Barjora (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Barjora is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Barjora is located in India
Barjora (India)
Coordinates: 23°26′00″N 87°17′00″E / 23.43333°N 87.28333°E / 23.43333; 87.28333
Country India
StateWest Bengal
Constituency No.253
Lok Sabha constituency37. Bishnupur
Electorate (year)203,550 (2011)

Barjora (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 253 Barjora (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Barjora community development block; and Bhaktabandh, Gangajalghati, Gobindadham, Kapista, Nityanandapur and Piraboni gram panchayats of Gangajalghati community development block.[1]

Barjora (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 37 Bishnupur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results


2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Barjora
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) Sujit Chakraborty 86,873 43.42 +0.53
AITC Soham Chakraborty 86,257 43.11 -4.58
BJP Sujit Agasthi 15,991 7.99 +4.46
SUCI(C) Sudarshan Adhikari 2,352 1.18 N/A
Independent Raghunath Roy 2,326 1.16 N/A
BMP Indrani Sardar 2,050 1.02 N/A
NOTA None of the above 4,235 2.12 N/A
Majority 616 0.31 -4.49
Turnout 2,00,084 86.46 -0.55
Registered electors 2,31,414
CPI (M) gain from AITC Swing


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Barjora [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Asutosh Mukherjee 84,457 47.69 +9.18
CPI (M) Susmita Biswas 75,966 42.89 -10.28
BJP Sanjoy Pal 6,245 3.53
Independent Prasanta Hembram 5,577
Independent Thakurdas Hembram 2,592
BSP Bhabesh Tudu 2,265
Turnout 177,102 87.01
AITC gain from CPI (M) Swing 19.46
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Bankura district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 8 Increase8
Indian National Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease7
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituency – 1, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)


In the 2006, 2001 and 1996 state assembly elections, Susmita Biswas of CPI(M) won the Barjora seat defeating Shampa Daripa of Trinamool Congress, Sudhansu Sekhar Tewari of Trinamool Congress and Tapasi Banerjee of Congress respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Jayasri Mitra of CPI(M) defeated Sabyasachi Roy of Congress in 1991 and Sudhansu Sekhar Tewari of Congress in 1987. Behari Lal Bhattacharya of CPI(M) defeated Sudhansu Sekhar Tewari of Congress in 1982. Aswini Kumar Raj of CPI(M) defeated Sudhansu Sekhar Tewari of Congress in 1977.[5]


Sudhansu Sekhar Tewary of Congress won in 1972. Aswini Kumar Raj of CPI(M) won in 1971 and 1969. A.Chatterjee of Congress won in 1967. Pramatha Ghosh of CPI won in 1962. The Barjora seat was not there in 1957. Prafulla Chandra Roy of Congress won the Barjora seat in independent India’s first election in 1952.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-09-18. Retrieved 2011-04-03.
  2. ^ "Barjora". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-22.
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Barjora. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-06.
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Barjora. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-12. Retrieved 2011-05-06.
  5. ^ "250 - Barjora Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-03.
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2010-10-05. Retrieved 2011-04-03.