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Shibpur (West Bengal) Assembly Constituency Elections 2018

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About Shibpur Assembly Constituency

Shibpur is constituency No. 172 of West Bengal legislative assembly. It is in Howrah district and part of Lok Sabha constituency No. 25 which is also referred as Howrah. It is an unreserved constituency.

According to data with the Election Commission of India, Shibpur constituency has 1,97,987 registered voters, which comprises 94,291 female and 1,03,696 male voters.

The constituency of Shibpur has been a level battleground for various political parties. The Congress, CPI(M) and Forward Bloc parties have had their reign in this constituency from time to time. The Trinamool Congress first won this seat in 2001. In 2006, it went to Forward Bloc. However, the seat was won back by Trinamool Congress in the 2011 assembly elections. Jatu Lahiri of TMC bagged 1,00,739 votes. His main opponent, Jagannath Bhattacharya of All India Forward Bloc, got just 54,335 votes. The winning margin was an impressive 46,404. The voter turnout was 82.31%.

Sitting and previous MLAs from Shibpur Assembly Constituency

Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Shibpur assembly elections conducted so far.

YearA C No.Constituency NameCategoryWinnerGenderPartyVoteRunner UpGenderPartyVote
2011172ShibpurGENJatu LahiriMAITC100739Jagannath BhattacharyyaMAIFB54335
2006165ShibpurGENDr. Jagannath BhattacharyyaMAIFB92894Jatu LahiriMAITC83335
2001165ShibpurGENJatu LahiriMAITC105921Nepal Kanti BhattacharjeeMFBL92703
1996165ShibpurGENJatu LahiriMINC102985Prabir Kumar BanerjeeMFBL88111
1991165ShibpurGENJatu LahiriMINC76246Satyendra Nath GhoseMFBL72138
1987165ShibpurGENSatyendra Nath GhoseMFBL69507Mrigen MukherjeeMINC62542
1984By PollsShibpurGENS.N.GhoseMFBL62094M.BanerjeeMINC56224
1982165ShibpurGENKanailal BhattacharyaMFBL61381Utpal BhowmickMINC41435
1977165ShibpurGENKanai Lal BhattacharyyaMFBL41850Mrigendra MukherjeeMINC14856
1972155ShibpurGENMrigendra MukherjeeMINC31109Kanai Lal BhattacharyaMFBL24941
1971155ShibpurGENHarisadhan MitraMCPM17240Kanai Lal BhattacharyaMFBL13491
1967155ShibpurGENM . BanerjeeMINC19617K . BhattacharyaMFBL18312

Last Updated on May 13, 2016