Saptagram (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Saptagram (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
—  Vidhan Sabha constituency  —
Saptagram is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°58′00″N 88°23′00″E / 22.9666667°N 88.3833333°E / 22.9666667; 88.3833333Coordinates: 22°58′00″N 88°23′00″E / 22.9666667°N 88.3833333°E / 22.9666667; 88.3833333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Constituency No. 193
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 28. Hooghly
Electorate (year) 186,561 (2011)

Saptagram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: সপ্তগ্রাম বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Committee Bansberia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011 and a new constituency comes in to being at Saptagram.



As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 193 Saptagram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Bansberia municipality, Aknna, Amnan, Goswami Malipara, Harit and Mahanad gram panchayats of Polba-Dadpur community development block, and Mogra II and Saptagram gram panchayats of Chinsurah-Mogra community development block.[1]

Saptagram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 28 Hooghly (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]



West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Saptagram [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Trinamool Congress Tapan Dasgupta 90,289 56.51 +10.11#
CPI(M) Ashutosh Mukhopadhaya 59,421 37.19 -22.38#
CPI(ML)(L) Sadhan Mal 3,612 2.26
BJP Kartick Chandra Paul 3,559 2.23
ABHM Priyatosh Majumdar 1,866
Jharkhand Disom Party Meghnath Tudu 1,040
Turnout 159,787 85.65
Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M) Swing 32.49#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006 in the now defunct Bansberia constituency.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Hooghly district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 increase14
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 decrease11
Forward bloc 1 decrease2
Marxist Forward Bloc 0 decrease1


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  2. ^ "Saptagram". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Saptagram. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Saptagram. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 

See also

Saptagram – once a major port, the chief city and sometimes capital of southern Bengal, in ancient and medieval times

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