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Vidhan Sabha constituency
|Lok Sabha constituency||32. Ghatal|
|Electorate (year)||184,213 (2011)|
|CPI(M)||Sk. Sorab Hossein||77,402||45.40||-10.56|
|BJP||Dilip Kumar Roy||3,893|
|IPFB||Tanbir Murshed Khan||2,969|
|AITC gain from CPI(M)||Swing||17.08#|
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||2||0|
|Jharkhand Party (Naren)||0||1|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||7||7|
|Communist Party of India||1||1|
Note: Constituency abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)
Sk. Jahangir Karim of Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) won the Debra assembly seat, five times in a row from 1987 to 2006, defeating Mrigendra Nath Maiti of Trinamool Congress in 2006, Radha Kanta Maiti of Trinamool Congress in 2001 Rabindra Nath Bera of Indian National Congress in 1996, and Sk. Mohammed Daud of Congress in 1991 and 1987. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Syed Moazzam Hossain of CPI(M) defeated Rabindra Nath Bera of Congress in 1982 and Sukumar Das of Congress in 1977.
Rabindra Nath Bera of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Bijoy Krishna Samanata won in 1969. K.Chakraborty of Bangla Congress won in 1967. Santosh Kumar Mukherjee of Congress won in 1962. Mohini Mohan Pat of Congress won in 1957.