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About Balagarh Assembly Constituency

Balagarh is constituency No. 191 of West Bengal legislative assembly. It is situated in Hooghly district and comes under the Hooghly Lok Sabha constituency. It is an open constituency.

According to data with the Election Commission of India, Balagarh has 2,07,853 registered voters. It comprises 1,08,677 male and 99,176 female registered voters.

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) secured a maiden victory in this constituency in the 2011 Assembly elections. Asim Kumar Majhi, the winning TMC candidate, got 96,254 votes. His nearest contender was Bhuban Pramanick of CPI(M) who got 74,671 votes. The winning margin was 21,583, that is, 11.74% of the total valid votes. The voter turnout was 88.48 %.

Sitting and previous MLAs from Balagarh Assembly Constituency

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

YearA C No.Constituency NameCategoryWinnerGenderPartyVoteRunner UpGenderPartyVote
2011191Balagarh(SC)Asim Kumar MajhiMAITC96254Bhuban PramanickMCPM74671
2008By PollsBalagarh(SC) Bhuban PramanickMCPI(M)60101Ashim Majhi MAITC51691
2006188Balagarh(SC)Dibakanta RouthMCPI(M)69627Asima PatraFAITC51662
2001188Balagarh(SC)Dibakanta RouthMCPM59376Lakshmi ParuiFAITC53654
1996188Balagarh(SC)Dibakanta RouthMCPM66182Biswanath MalikMINC51231
1991188Balagarh(SC)Abinash PramanikMCPM55281Malik BiswanathMINC38302
1987188Balagarh(SC)Abinash PramanikMCPM55068Gopal Krishna DharMINC38275
1982188Balagarh(SC)Abinash PramanikMCPM44695Nilmoni MandalMINC31610
1977188Balagarh(SC)Abimnash PramanikMCPM28371Gauranga HalderMINC8291
1972177Balagarh(SC)Biren SarkarMINC26660Abinash PramanikMCPM21880
1971177Balagarh(SC)Abinash PramanikMCPM22740Biren SarkarMINC18778
1969177Balagarh(SC)Hbinash PramanikMCPM29264Harekrishna DasMINC19174
1967177Balagarh(SC)H . K . DasMINC20183A . PramanikMCPM20140
1962159BalagarhGENBrindaban ChattopadhyyaMINC24823Bijoy Krishna ModakMCPI15490
195783BalagarhGENBejoy Krishna ModakMCPI17257Brindabon ChattopadhyayMINC16298
1951108BalagarhGENBrindaban ChattopadhyayMINC8807Nirmal Kumar SenMKMPP5801

Last Updated on May 13, 2016