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Jamalpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Jamalpur is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Jamalpur is located in India
Jamalpur (India)
Coordinates: 23°04′N 87°59′E / 23.067°N 87.983°E / 23.067; 87.983
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPurba Bardhaman
Constituency No.262
TypeReserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituencyBardhaman Purba (SC)
Electorate (year)187,502 (2011)

Jamalpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Purba Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 262 Jamalpur (SC) assembly constituency covers Jamalpur community development block and Mugura gram panchayat of Raina I community development block.[1]

Jamalpur assembly segment was earlier part of Burdwan (Lok Sabha constituency). As per orders of Delimitation Commission it is part of No. 38 Bardhaman Purba (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Jamalpur [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AITC Ujjal Pramanik 84,434 48.73 +15.38#
MFB Samar Hazra 81,850 47.27 -16.34
BJP Subrata Mallick 3,102 1.79
People’s Democratic Conference of India Rabindranath Bag 1,721
JDP Pratap Malik 1,149
BSP Suranjan Halder 958
Turnout 173,255 92.4
AITC gain from MFB Swing +31.72#

Samar Hazra contested on CPI(M) symbol and won West Bengal state assembly election, 2016

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

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West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Bardhaman district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase0
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 8 Decrease13
Forward bloc 1 Decrease0
Marxist Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 5 (See template talk page for details)


In 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991, Samar Hazra, Marxist Forward Bloc won the Jamalpur (SC) assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals, Shankar Chandra Mallick of Trinamool Congress, Ajay Pramanik of Trinamool Congress, Baidyanath Das of Congress and Ajay Pramnik of Congress, in the respective years. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 1987, 1982 and 1977, Sunil Santra, MFB, defeated Puranjoy Pramanik of Congress/ ICS.[5]


Puranjoy Pramanik of Congress won the seat in 1972. Kalipada Das of MFB won the seat in 1971. Basudeb Pramanik of Bangla Congress won the seat in 1969. Puranjoy Pramanik of Congress won the seat in 1967. Mrityunjoy Pramanik of Congress won the seat in 1962. Prior to that the seat did not exist.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-09-18. Retrieved 2010-08-21.
  2. ^ "Jamalpur". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-28.
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Jamalpur. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-10.
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Jamalpur. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-12. Retrieved 2011-05-10.
  5. ^ "274 – Jamalpur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-08-29.
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2010-10-05. Retrieved 2010-08-29.