Vidhan Sabha constituency
|Lok Sabha constituency||Bolpur (SC)|
|Electorate (year)||197,770 (2011)|
Ketugram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Purba Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat was earlier reserved for scheduled castes but is an open seat from 2011.
Ketugram (SC) assembly constituency was earlier a part of Baharampur (Lok Sabha constituency). As per orders of the Delimitation Commission Ketugram assembly constituency is part of No. 41 Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency).
|CPI (M)||Syed Abdul Kader||75,724||44.75||-14.64|
|Independent||Kazi Safikur Rahaman||5,109|
|AITC gain from CPI (M)||Swing||+19.68#|
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages in 2006 taken together.
|West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011 |
Bardhaman district summary
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||1||0|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||8||13|
|Marxist Forward Bloc||0||1|
Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 5 (See template talk page for details)
Tamal Chandra Majhi of CPI(M) won the Ketugram (SC) assembly seat defeating Amar Ram of Congress in 2006 and 2001, and Narayan Chandra Poddar of Congress in 1996. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Raicharan Majhi of CPI(M) defeated Chand Kumar Saha of BJP in 1991, Prabahakar Mandal of Congress in 1987, Lal Mohan Saha of Congress in 1982 and Prabhakar Mandal of Congress in 1977.
Prabakar Mondal of Congress won the Ketugram seat in 1972. Nirmal Chandra Mandal of CPI(M) won in 1971. Ramgati Mandal of CPI(M) won in 1969. P.Mandal of Congress won in 1967. Sree Mohan Thakur of CPI won in 1962. Ketugram had a joint seat in 1957. It was won by Sankar Dass and Abdus Sattar, both of Congress. In independent India’s first election in 1951 Tarapada Bandopadhya of Hindu Mahasabha won the Ketugram seat.