Vidhan Sabha constituency
|Type||Reserved for SC|
|Lok Sabha constituency||25. Howrah|
|Electorate (year)||211,076 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 174 Sankrail (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Andul, Banpur I, Banpur II, Dakshin Sankrail, Dhulagari, Kandua, Manikpur, Mashila, Nalpur, Raghudebbati, Sankrail, Sarenga gram panchayats of Sankrail community development block and Kolora I, Kolora II, Mahiyari I, Mahiyari II gram panchayats of Domjur community development block.
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|1951||Sankrail||Kanai Lal Bhattacharya||All India Forward Bloc (Ruikar)|
|Kripa Sindhu Shaw||All India Forward Bloc (Ruikar)|
|1957||Shyama Prasanna Bhattacharya||Communist Party of India|
|Apurba Lal Mazumdar||All India Forward Bloc (Marxist)|
|1962||Dulal Chandra Mondal||Communist Party of India|
|1967||N.N.Bhuniya||Indian National Congress|
|1969||Haran Hazra||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1971||Haran Hazra||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1972||Haran Hazra||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1977||Haran Hazra||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1982||Haran Hazra||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1987||Haran Hazra||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1991||Haran Hazra||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1996||Sital Kumar Sardar||Indian National Congress|
|2001||Sital Kumar Sardar||All India Trinamool Congress|
|2006||Sital Kumar Sardar||All India Trinamool Congress|
|2011||Sital Kumar Sardar||All India Trinamool Congress|
|AITC||Sital Kumar Sardar||88,029||51.21||-0.51#|
|CPI (M)||Anirban Hazra||70,172||40.82||-3.86|
|BJP||Jhan Prakash Ray||8,184|
|Indian Unity Centre||Upendra Nath Dolui||658|
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||1||1|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||0||11|
In the 2006, 2001 1996 state assembly elections, Sital Kumar Sardar of Trinamool Congress / Congress won the 169 Sankrail (SC) assembly seat, defeating his nearest rivals Anirban Hazara of CPI(M).Bikash Mondal of CPI(M) in 2001 and Basudeb Dhali of CPI(M) in 1996. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Haran Hazra of CPI(M) defeated Nityananda Bhuniya of Congress/ Janata Party in 1991, 1987, 1982 and 1977.
Haran Hazra of CPI(M) won in 1972, 1971 and 1969. N.N.Bhuniya of Congress won in 1967. Dulal Chandra Mondal of CPI won in 1962. In 1957 and 1951 Sankrail had joint seats. Shyama Prasanna Bhattacharya of CPI and Apurbalal Mazumdar of Forward Bloc (Marxist) won in 1957. Kanai Lal Bhattacharya and Kripa Sindhu Shaw, both of Forward Bloc (Ruiker), won in 1951.