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New Delhi, Apr 5 (PTI) The Enforcement Directorate on Monday said it has attached assets worth over Rs 165 crore of Anup Majhi, the alleged mastermind of an illegal coal mining case of West ...

Kolkata, Apr 2 (PTI) West Bengal has recorded a voter turnout of 86.11 per cent in the second phase of polling held in 30 assembly constituencies spread across four districts, Chief Electoral ...

elections, all eyes on Nandigram Nandigram/Kolkata, Apr 1 (PTI) Polling began at 7 am on Thursday for 30 constituencies, including the high-profile Nandigram seat, in the second phase of the ...

(Adding detail) Kolkata, Mar 31 (PTI) The Election Commission has imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC in entire Nandigram assembly constituency in West Bengal on Wednesday, ...

(Eds: With updated figure) Kolkata, Mar 28 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Electoral Officer Aariz Aftab on Sunday said that 84.63 per cent of 73.80 lakh voters in 30 constituencies exercised their ...

(Eds: Updating with latest inputs) Midnapore/Kolkata/Kanthi, Mar 27 (PTI) Sporadic incidents of violence were reported from some areas that are voting in the first phase of the assembly ...

26 March.Jhargram, West Bengal, India
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee arrived in a wheelchair at a rally in Purulia few days after she got injured in Nandigram. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Jangalmahal is a local term used in West Bengal for the tribal dominated areas 
  • Purulia, West Midnapore, Jhargram, parts of Bankura and Birbhum are districts under the Jangalmahal area
  • 35 out of 294 assembly seats are from these districts

12 March.Bankura, West Bengal, India
The Bankura constituency will vote in the phase 1 of West Bengal assembly elections. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The Bankura assembly constituency is currently held by Congress MLA Daripa Shampa
  • Shampa defeated Minati Misra of TMC in 2016
  • It falls under Bankura Lok Sabha constituency