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Udaynarayanpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Udaynarayanpur is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Constituency No. 182
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 26. Uluberia
Electorate (year) 190,722 (2011)

Udaynarayanpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 182 Udaynarayanpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Udaynarayanpur community development block, and Anulia, Balichak, Basantapur, Kanpur and Khosalpur gram panchayats of Amta I community development block.[1]

Udaynarayanpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 26 Uluberia (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1962 Udaynarayanpur Arabinda Roy Indian National Congress[2]
1967 Pannalal Maji Communist Party of India (Marxist)[3]
1969 Pannalal Maji Communist Party of India (Marxist)[4]
1971 Pannalal Maji Communist Party of India (Marxist)[5]
1972 Saroj Karar Indian National Congress[6]
1977 Pannalal Maji Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1982 Pannalal Maji Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1987 Pannalal Maji Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1991 Pannalal Maji Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1996 Nani Gopal Chowdhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
2001 Nani Gopal Chowdhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
2006 Chandralekha Bag Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2011 Samir Panja All India Trinamool Congress[14]

Election results


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Udaynarayanpur constituency[14][15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Samir Panja 91,879 55.11 +8.45#
CPI(M) Chandralekha Bag 67,988 40.78 -9.13
BJP Tapan Dhara 3,746 2.25
Independent Narayan Chandra Bhunyia 1,724
Independent Gobinda Pandit 1,386
Turnout 166,723 87.42
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 17.58#
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Howrah district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 15 Increase13
Indian National Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease11
Forward bloc 0 Decrease3


In the 2006 state assembly elections,[13] Chandralekha Bag of CPI(M) won the Udaynarayanpur seat defeating her nearest rival Samir Kumar Panja of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Nani Gopal Chowdhury of CPI(M) defeated Sukhendu Sekhar Roy of Trinamool Congress in 2001[12] and Shyamal Ranjan Karar of Congress in 1996.[11] Pannalal Maji of CPI(M) defeated Saroj Ranjan Karar of Congress in 1991,[10] 1987,[9] 1982[8] and 1977.[7][16]


Saroj Karar of Congress won in 1972.[6] Pannalal Maji of CPI(M) won in 1971,[5] 1969[4] and 1967.[3] Arabinda Roy of Congress won in 1962.[2] Prior to that the Udaynarayanpur seat did not exist.


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