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Ukhra (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Ukhra
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPaschim Bardhaman
Year established1969
Year abolished2011
Lok Sabha constituencyAsansol

Ukhra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in what is now Paschim Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It covered the Ukhra area.

Election results

1977-2006

Madan Bauri of CPI (M) won the Ukhra (SC) assembly seat in 2006 and 2001 defeating his nearest rivals Upender Paswan of JD(U) and Nirmal Maji of Trinamool Congress respectively. Lakhan Bagdi of CPI (M) won the seat in 1996, 1991, 1987, 1982 and 1977, defeating Jethu Ram of Congress in 1996, Gopal Mondal of Congress in 1991, Haradhan Mondal of Congress in 1987 and 1982, and Gopal Mondal of Congress in 1977.[1]

1969-1972

Gopal Mondal of INC won the seat in 1972. Lakhan Bagdi of CPI (M) won the seat in 1971 and 1969. Prior to that the Ukhra constituency was not there.[2]

Ukhra assembly constituency was part of Asansol (Lok Sabha constituency).

Impact of delimitation

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, Ukhra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) has ceased to be an assembly constituency from 2011. Andal community development block is part of Raniganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency).[3]

References

  1. ^ "263 – Ukhra (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-08-29.
  2. ^ "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.
  3. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-09-18. Retrieved 2010-08-21.