Katwa (West Bengal) Assembly Constituency


About Katwa Assembly Constituency

Katwa is constituency No. 270 of West Bengal legislative assembly. This unreserved constituency is situated in Bardhaman district. It now comes under Lok Sabha constituency No. 38 Bardhaman Purba which is a reserved constituency. Earlier, it was part of Katwa Lok Sabha constituency. According to data with the Election Commission of India, Katwa has 2,12,236 registered voters. It includes 1,10,443 male and 1,01,793 female voters. In the 2011 assembly elections, this seat was won by the Indian National Congress (INC). INC candidate Rabindranath Chatterjee defeated his nearest rival by a convincing margin of 27,525 votes. Chatterjee bagged 97,951 votes. Sudipta Bagchi of CPI(M) was the runner-up. She got 70,426 votes. The voter turnout was 87.87 %.

Sitting and previous MLAs from Katwa Assembly Constituency

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

Year A C No. Constituency Name Category Winner Gender Party Vote Runner Up Gender Party Vote
2011 270 Katwa GEN Rabindranath Chatterjee M INC 97951 Sudipta Bagchi M CPM 70426
2006 280 Katwa GEN Chatterjee Rabindranath M INC 76806 Sudipta Bagchi M CPI(M) 71401
2001 280 Katwa GEN Rabindranath Chatterjee M INC 77952 Kanak Kanti Goswami M CPM 61133
1996 280 Katwa GEN Rabindra Nath Chatterjee M INC 70517 Anjan Chatterjee M CPM 63172
1991 280 Katwa GEN Anjan Chatterjee M CPM 49223 Rabindra Nath Chatterjee M INC 45180
1987 280 Katwa GEN Anjan Chatterjee M CPM 53233 Rabindra Nath Chatterjee M INC 42741
1982 280 Katwa GEN Haramohan Sinha M CPM 44761 Subrata Mukhopadhyay M INC 36195
1977 280 Katwa GEN Haramohan Sinha M CPM 36290 Nityananda Thakur M JNP 12556
1972 266 Katwa GEN Subrata Mukherje M INC 33061 Hara Mohan Sinha M CPM 21703
1971 266 Katwa GEN Haramohan Sinha M CPM 27656 Subrata Mukherjee M INC 20990
1969 266 Katwa GEN Thakur Nityananda M INC 26182 Hara Mohan Sinha M CPM 24080
1967 266 Katwa GEN S. Chowdhury F CPM 20870 T . Bandyopadhyay M INC 20263
1962 240 Katwa GEN Subodh Choudhury M CPI 24477 Nityananda Thakur M INC 18612
1957 51 Katwa GEN Tarapada Chaudhuri M INC 20102 Subodh Chaudhuri M CPI 15799
1951 120 Katwa GEN Subodh Chowdhury M CPI 10035 Basanta Kumar Bandyopadyyay M INC 7965

Last Updated on: June 08, 2020
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