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Raipur, Bankura (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Raipur is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Raipur is located in India
Raipur (India)
Coordinates: 22°48′N 86°57′E / 22.800°N 86.950°E / 22.800; 86.950
Country India
StateWest Bengal
Constituency No.250
TypeReserved for ST
Lok Sabha constituency36. Bankura
Electorate (year)178,267 (2011)

Raipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is reserved for scheduled tribes.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 250 Raipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (ST) is composed of the following: Raipur and Sarenga community development blocks.[1]

Raipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 36 Bankura (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Raipur [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) Upen Kisku 69,008 44.38 -10.34
AITC Pramila Murmu 68,826 44.26 +9.11
JMM Kshetra Mohan Hansda 7,176
BJP Pelaram Murmu 3,770
Independent Sukchand Saren 3,501
Independent Jnanada Mandi 1,501
Independent Dhirendranath Mandi 1,050
JVM(P) Parisritosh Saren 658
Turnout 155,490 87.22
CPI (M) hold Swing -19.45
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Bankura district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 8 Increase8
Indian National Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease7
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India 0 Decrease1

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


In the 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1987 and 1982 state assembly elections, Upen Kisku of CPI(M) won the Raipur assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Bibhabati Tudu of Trinamool Congress, Kshetra Mohan Hansda, Independent, Smritirekha Kisku of Congress, Aditya Kisku, Independent, and Bhabaosh Saren of Congress (two consecutive elections), respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Apindra Kisku of CPI(M) defeated Gangadhar Murmu of Congress in 1977.[5]


Maniklal Besra of CPI won in 1972. Babulal Saren of Jharkhand Party won in 1971. Bhabatosh Saren of Bangla Congress won in 1969 and 1967. Sudha Rani Dutta of Congress won in 1962. In 1957 and 1952 Raipur had dual/ joint seats. Jadu Nath Murmu and Sudha Rani Dutta, both of Congress, won in 1957. Jadu Nath Murmu, Independent, and Jatindra Nath Basu of Congress, won in independent India’s first election in 1952.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 August 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-03.
  2. ^ "Raipur". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-22.
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Raipur. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-06.
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Raipur. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-12. Retrieved 2011-05-06.
  5. ^ "245 - Raipur (ST) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-03.
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2010-10-05. Retrieved 2011-04-03.