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Vidhan Sabha constituency
|District||South 24 Parganas|
|Type||Reserved for SC|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Jaynagar (SC)|
|Electorate (year)||180,817 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 127 Gosaba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Gosaba community development block, and Maszidbati and Chunakhali gram panchayats of Basanti community development block.
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|1967||Gosaba||G.N.Mondal||Bharatiya Jana Sangh|
|1969||Ganesh Chandra Mondal||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|1971||Ganesh Chandra Mondal||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|1972||Paresh Chandra Baidya||Indian National Congress|
|1977||Ganesh Chandra Mondal||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|1982||Ganesh Chandra Mondal||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|1987||Ganesh Chandra Mondal||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|1991||Ganesh Chandra Mondal||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|1996||Ganesh Chandra Mondal||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|2001||Ganesh Chandra Mondal||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|2006||Chittaranjan Mandal||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|2011||Jayanta Naskar||All India Trinamool Congress|
|Trinamool Congress||Jayanta Naskar||78,840||51.24||+5.11#|
|RSP||Samarendra Nath Mondal||68,158||44.29||-4.40|
|PDS||Mukunda Kumar Das||2,112|
|Trinamool Congress gain from RSP||Swing||9.51#|
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together 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, Chittaranjan Mandal of RSP won the Gosaba (SC) seat defeating his nearest rival Jayanta Naskar of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Ganesh Mondal of RSP won the seat from 1977 to 2001, defeating Sujit Pramanick of Trinamool Congress/ Congress in 2001and 1996, Jitendranath Gayen of Congress in 1991, Pramila Biswas of Congress in 1987,Sandhyakar Mondal of Congress in 1982and Paresh Baidya of Congress in 1977.