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Vidhan Sabha constituency
|District||South 24 Parganas|
|Type||Reserved for SC|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Jaynagar (SC)|
|Electorate (year)||177,379 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 138 Canning Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Canning I community development block and Narayanpur gram panchayat of Canning II community development block.
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|1957||Canning||Khagendra Nath Naskar||Indian National Congress|
|Abdus Shukur||Indian National Congress|
|1962||Khagendra Nath Naskar||Indian National Congress|
|1969||Narayan Naskar||Indian National Congress|
|1971||Gobinda Chandra Naskar||Indian National Congress|
|1972||Gobinda Chandra Naskar||Indian National Congress|
|1977||Canning West||Chittaranjan Mirdha||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1982||Chittaranjan Mirdha||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1987||Gobinda Chandra Naskar||Indian National Congress|
|1991||Bimal Mistry||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1996||Bimal Mistry||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2001||Gobinda Chandra Naskar||Indian National Congress|
|2006||Dwijapada Mondal||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2011||Canning Paschim||Shyamal Mondal||All India Trinamool Congress|
In 2011, Shyamal Mondal of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Joydeb Purkait of CPI(M).
|Trinamool Congress||Shyamal Mondal||81,736||53.35||+3.06#|
|BSP||Ajit Kumar Mazumdar||3,236|
|Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M)||Swing||4.20#|
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together, as well as the CPI(M) vote percentage, for the Canning West seat in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||0||2|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||3||15|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||1||2|
Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 8 (See template talk page for details)
In the 2006 state assembly elections, Dwijapada Mondol of CPI(M) won the Canning West (SC) seat defeating his nearest rival, Gobinda Chandra Naskar of Trinamool Congress. In 2001, Gobinda Chandra Naskar representing Trinamool Congress defeated Bimal Mistry of CPI(M). Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Bimal Mistry of CPI(M) defeated Bhaskar Sinha of Congres in 1996 and 1991. Gobinda Chandra Naskar of Congress defeated Chittaranjan Mirdha of CPI(M) in 1987. Chittaranjan Mirdha of CPI(M) defeated Gobinda Chandra Naskar of Congress in 1982 and 1977.
Gobinda Chandra Naskar of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Narayan Naskar of Congress won in 1969. A.C.Halder of Bangla Congress won in 1967. Khagendra Nath Naskar of Congress won in 1962. In 1957 Canning was a dual seat. It was won by Khagendra Nath Naskar and Abdus Shukur, both of Congress.