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Dubrajpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Dubrajpur is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Dubrajpur is located in India
Dubrajpur (India)
Coordinates: 23°48′N 87°23′E / 23.800°N 87.383°E / 23.800; 87.383
Country India
StateWest Bengal
Constituency No.284
TypeReserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency42. Birbhum
Electorate (year)181,978 (2011)

Dubrajpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes. It was an open seat earlier.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 284, Dubrajpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Dubrajpur municipality, Balijuri, Hetampur, Jashpur, Laxmi Narayanpur, Loba and Paduma gram panchayats of Dubrajpur CD Block, and Khoyrasol CD Block.[1]

Dubrajpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 42 Birbhum (Lok Sabha constituency).[1] It was earlier part of Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency).

Election results


In the 2011 elections, Bijoy Bagdi of AIFB defeated his nearest rival Santoshi Saha of Trinamool Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Dubrajpur [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Forward Bloc Bijoy Bagdi 75,343 48.27 -13.34
AITC Santoshi Saha 72,634 46.54 +22.95#
BJP Paltu Pada Dhibar 10,083 6.46
Turnout 156,064 85.76
Forward Bloc hold Swing -36.29#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Birbhum district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 6 Increase5
Indian National Congress 2 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 2 Decrease4
Forward Bloc 1 Decrease2
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1

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


In the 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections Bhaktipada Ghosh of Forward Bloc won the Dubrajpur assembly seat defeating his nearests Sailen Mahata and Sattick Roy, both of Trinamool Congress respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Bhakti Bhushan Mandal of Forward Bloc won the seat from 1977 to 1996, defeating Arun Kumar Chakraborty of Congress In 1996, Bishnu Charan Ghosh of Congress in 1991, Gourhari Chandra of Congress in 1987, Nitaipada Ghosh of Congress in 1987 and Enayet Karim Choudhury of Congress in 1977.[5]


Sachi Nandan Swami of Congress won in 1972. Manjurul Islam of CPI(M) won in 1971. Bhakti Bhushan Mandal of Forward Bloc won in 1969. K.N.Bandopadhyay, Independent, won in 1967. Bhakti Bhushan Mandal of Forward Bloc won in 1962. Prior to that the Dubrajpur seat was not there.[6]

Khayrasole 1951

In independent India’s first election Khayrasole was an assembly seat. It was won by Khagendra Nath Bandopadhyay.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-09-18. Retrieved 2010-09-26.
  2. ^ "Dubrajpur". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-26.
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Dubrajpur. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-20.
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Dubrajpur. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-12. Retrieved 2011-04-20.
  5. ^ "286 - Dubrajpur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-01.
  6. ^ a b "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2010-10-05. Retrieved 2010-10-01.