Vidhan Sabha constituency
|Type||Reserved for SC|
|Lok Sabha constituency||42. Birbhum|
|Electorate (year)||190,037 (2011)|
Sainthia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes. Mahammad Bazar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to be an assembly constituency from 2011. Sainthia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is a newly constituted constituency.
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 289, Sainthia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Sainthia municipality, Banagram, Deriapur, Fulur, Horisara, Hatora and Mathpalsa gram panchayats of Sainthia CD Block, Angar Garia, Bhutura, Charicha, Mohammad Bazar, Deucha and Puranagram gram panchayats of Mohammad Bazar CD Block, and Suri II CD Block.
In the 2001 elections, Dhiren Bagdi of CPI(M) defeated his nearest rival Parikshit Bala of Trinamool Congress.
|CPI (M)||Dhiren Bagdi||77,512||46.91||-6.83#|
|Independent||Madan Chandra Dhuli||5,761|
|CPI (M) hold||Swing||-7.46#|
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together, as well as the CPI(M) vote percentage that year, for the now-defunct Mahammad Bazar constituency in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||2||1|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||2||4|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||0||1|
Note: New constituency – 1, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)