The Manbazar assembly constituency is currently held by TMC MLA Sandhya Rani Tudu, who defeated Ipil Murmu of CPM in 2016. The seat, one of West Bengal’s 294 assembly constituencies, falls under Purulia Lok Sabha constituency.
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, Manbazar I and Puncha community development blocks, Chatumadar, Daldali and Manguria Lalpur gram panchayats of Hura community development block fall under Manbazar.
Here are a few details about the Manbazar Assembly seat:
Name of the assembly constituency, district: Manbazar, Purulia
Lok Sabha constituency: Purulia
2016 candidates: Sandhya Rani Tudu (TMC), Ipil Murmu (CPM)
2020 candidates: NA
Sitting MLA, party: Sandhya Rani Tudu, TMC
Winning margin in 2016: 9,675
Runner up name, party: Ipil Murmu, CPM
Number of voters in 2016: 192,290
Percentage of votes polled in 2016: 84.10%
Number of women voters in 2016: 96,313
Number of polling booths in 2016: 288