About Sonamukhi Assembly Constituency
Sonamukhi is constituency No. 258 of West Bengal legislative assembly. It is situated in Bankura district. It comes under Lok Sabha constituency No. 37, which is Bishnupur. This seat is reserved for scheduled castes.
According to the Election Commission of India, the constituency of Sonamukhi has 1,80,448 registered voters. It includes 95,219 male and 85,229 female voters.
The Trinamool Congress won this seat in the 2011 assembly elections. Dipali Saha, the winning candidate from TMC, bagged 82,199 votes. She defeated his nearest competition by a safe margin of 7,289 votes. Chongre Manoranjan of CPI(M) was the runner-up. The voter turnout was 91.53 %. This was an important win for the TMC since Sonamukhi had been a CPI(M) stronghold for a long time.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Sonamukhi Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Sonamukhi assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||A C No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2011||258||Sonamukhi||(SC)||Dipali Saha||F||AITC||82199||Chongre Manoranjan||M||CPM||74910|
|2006||256||Sonamukhi||(SC)||Niresh Bagdi||M||CPI(M)||69455||Dipali Saha||F||AITC||37751|
|2001||256||Sonamukhi||(SC)||Khan Sukhendu||M||CPM||63702||Dipali Saha||F||AITC||44751|
|1996||256||Sonamukhi||(SC)||Haradhan Bauri||M||CPM||64376||Pulakesh Saha||M||INC||39884|
|1991||256||Sonamukhi||(SC)||Haradhan Bauri||M||CPM||53141||Sasthidhar Bagdi||M||INC||31117|
|1987||256||Sonamukhi||(SC)||Sukhendu Khan||M||CPM||50713||Kallol Saha||M||INC||35586|
|1982||256||Sonamukhi||(SC)||Sukhendu Khan||M||CPM||42574||Sasthi Bauri||M||INC||32660|
|1977||256||Sonamukhi||(SC)||Sukhendu Khan||M||CPM||26288||Kanai Saha||M||JNP||11003|
|1972||243||Sonamukhi||(SC)||Guru Pada Khan||M||INC||24403||Sukhendu Khan||M||CPM||15317|
|1971||243||Sonamukhi||(SC)||Sukhendu Khan||M||CPM||15091||Kanai Saha||M||INC||13979|
|1969||243||Sonamukhi||(SC)||Sukhendu Khan||M||CPM||25422||Kanai Lal Saha||M||INC||16773|
|1967||243||Sonamukhi||(SC)||K . Saha||M||INC||19652||K . K . Bagdi||M||CPM||11794|
|1951||56||Sonamukhi||GEN||Sishuram Mandal||M||INC||17155||Bishnu Pada Ghose||M||IND||8031|
|1951||56||Sonamukhi||GEN||Bhabataran Chakraborty||M||INC||17138||Sushil Chandra Palit||M||KMPP||7366|
Last Updated on June 10, 2020