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Jharkhand Lockdown Extended till June 10

The Hemant Soren-led government in Jharkhand extended the lockdown restrictions till June 10 though there will be some relaxations in curbs.    The state has been in lockdown since April 22. The first set of lockdown regulations were imposed for a week since then it is the fourth time that the lockdown regulations are extended. […]

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Joe Biden Tells Intelligence Community To Report On The Emergence Of Covid 19 Within 90 Days

The President of the United States of America Joe Biden called the US intelligence community to report on the origin of coronavirus. There are various theories circulating about the possible origin of Covid 19. Joe Biden asked the US intelligence to revert back with ‘sufficient information’ on the event within 90 days. The United States […]

america provides assistance to india The United States Of America provides $500 million in assistance to India

The second wave of coronavirus has been more catastrophic than the first. More than half of the admissions during the second wave required supplemental oxygen during treatment. The Scarcity of medical infrastructure in the nation collapsed the health system. To aid the nation, crucial foreign assistance arrived.  In these critical times, America provides over $500 […]




About Balurghat Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency

Balurghat is a Lok Sabha (parliamentary) as well as a legislative assembly constituency in the state of West Bengal. It is located
in the Dakshin Dinajpur district of the state. There are a total of 1,57,881 people in the Balurghat assembly segment holding the right to vote, out of whom 80,542 are men and 77,329 are women. Chakraborty Shankar of the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) currently represents Balurghat in the state legislative assembly of West Bengal. He won 67,495 votes in the 2011 assembly elections and defeated RSP's Biswanath Choudhury by a margin of 18,291 votes.

The Balurghat assembly constituency comprises Municipal Corporation of Balurghat; Chingishpur, Vatpara and Amritakhand gram panchayats of Balurghat community development block; and Hilli community development block as recommended by the Delimitation Commission of India in 2008.

Sitting and previous MLAs from Balurghat Assembly Constituency

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

YearA C No.Constituency NameCategoryWinnerGenderPartyVoteRunner UpGenderPartyVote
201139BalurghatGENChakraborty ShankarMAITC67495Biswanath ChoudhuryMRSP49204
200638BalurghatGENBiswanath ChoudhuryMRSP57150Choudhuri DebasreeFBJP48895
200138BalurghatGENChoudhury BiswanathMRSP53945Shankar ChakravortiMAITC51222
199638BalurghatGENChoudhury BiswanathMRSP55183Khan BiplabMINC46562
199138BalurghatGENBiswanath ChowdhuryMRSP46597Khan BiplabMINC38884
198738BalurghatGENBiswanath ChoudhuryMRSP48066Madhab Chandra RoyMINC37664
198238BalurghatGENBiswanath ChoudhuryMRSP41197Ashish RoyMICS32324
197738BalurghatGENBiswanath ChoudhauriMRSP29292Jyotiswar SarkarMINC13203
197234BalurghatGENBireswar RoyMINC28894Basu MukulMRSP23526
197134BalurghatGENBireswar RoyMINC25109Jatin ChakrabortyMRSP22941
196934BalurghatGENMukal BasuMRSP27389Ranajit BasuMINC17478
196734BalurghatGENM.BasuMIND23583G.L.GhoseMINC19322
196229BalurghatGENSusil Ranjan ChattopadhyayMINC17277Dhirendra Nath BanerjeeMRSP15262
195716Balurghat(ST)Dhirendra Nath BanerjeeMIND24387Saroj Ranjan ChatterjeeMINC21314
195716Balurghat(ST)Mardi Hakai (St)MINC22296Nathaniel Murmu (St)MIND20434
195118BalurghatGENSaroj Ranjan ChattopadhyayaMINC26075Dhirendra Nath BandopadhyayMRSP10842
195118BalurghatGENLakshman Chandra HasdaMINC23386Cornelius MurmuMRSP9697

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