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Bandwan Assembly Constituency

Bandwan is constituency No. 238 of West Bengal legislative assembly. It is situated in Purulia district and comes under Jhargram Lok Sabha constituency. Both Bandwan and its corresponding Lok Sabha constituency Jhargram are reserved for scheduled tribes (ST).

According to data with the Election Commission of India, Bandwan has 2,23,789 registered voters. It comprises 1,14,164 male and 1,09,625 female registered voters.

In the 2011 Assembly elections, the CPI(M) won this seat by 22,020 votes. Besra Susanta, the winning CPI(M) candidate, got 87,183 votes. The nearest contender was Sital Chandra Hembram of the Congress who got 65,163 votes. The voter turnout was 80.52 %

Sitting and previous MLAs from Bandwan Assembly Constituency

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

yearAC No. AC nameType of ACWinnerGenderPartyVoteRunner-upGenderPartyVote
2011238Bandwan(ST)Besra SusantaMCPM87183Sital Chandra HembramMINC65163
2006233Banduan(ST)Upendra Nath HansdaMCPI(M)55486Kamala Kanta MandiMBJP24842
2001233Banduan(ST)Upendranath HansdaMCPM48299Birsing MurmuMJMM32403
1996233Banduan(ST)Lakhiram KiskuMCPM53680Sital Chandra HembramMINC18097
1991233Banduan(ST)Lakhi Ram KiskuMCPM46007Bir Singh MurmuMJMM21383
1987233Banduan(ST)Lakshi Ram KiskuMCPM43454Ramprasad HansdaMINC27622
1982233Banduan(ST)Sudhangshu Sarkar MajhiMCPM34465Panchanan SorenMIND19524
1977233Banduan(ST)Sudhangshu Sekhar MajhiMCPM12165Buddeswar MajhiMINC8721
1972220Banduan(ST)Sital Chandra HembramMINC14609Ramesh MajhiMCPM9362
1971220Banduan(ST)Sital Chandra HembramMINC11954Kandru MajhiMLSS11383
1969220Banduan(ST)Budheswar MajhiMINC17511Kandru MajhiMLSS16078
1967220Banduan(ST)K . MajhiMIND18740B . MajhiMINC13140
1962198Banduan(ST)Kandru MajhiMLSS13043Sarada Prasad KiskuMINC10003


Last Updated on May 13, 2016