Hanskhali (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Year established 1962
Year abolished 2011
Lok Sabha constituency Nabadwip

Hanskhali (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat was reserved for scheduled castes.


As a consequence of the order of the Delimitation Commission Hanskhali (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011. Ranaghat Uttar Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is a new constituency in the area.[1]

Hanskhali assembly constituency was part of the Nabadwip (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Election results[edit]


Nayan Sarkar of CPI (M) won the 79 Hanskhali (SC) assembly seat in 2006 and 2001 defeating his nearest rivals Dr. Ramendra Nath Biswas and Abir Ranjan Biswas (both of Trinamool Congress) in the respective years. In 1996, Sasanka Sekhar Biswas of Congress defeated Nayan Sarkar of CPI (M). In 1991, Nayan Sarkar of CPI(M) defeated Sasanka Sekhar Biswas of Congress. In 1987, 1982 and 1977, Sukumar Mandal of CPI (M) defeated Sasanka Sekhar Biswas, Kshownish Biswas and Ananda Mohan Biswas (all of Congress) in respective years.[3]


Ananda Mohan Biswas of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Charu Mihir Sarkar of Bangla Congress won in 1969 and 1967. Pramatha Ranjan Thakur of Congress won in 1962.[4] Prior to that the Hanskhali seat was not there.


  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 31 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha". Volume III Details For Assembly Segments Of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 1 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "79 - Hanskhali (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-05. 
  4. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-05.