Hariharpara (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Lok Sabha constituency||11. Murshidabad|
|Electoral system||First past the post|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission Hariharpara Vidhan Sabha constituency covers Hariharpara community development block and Chhaighari and Madanpur gram panchayats of Berhampore community development block. This constituency is part of No. 11 Murshidabad (Lok Sabha constituency).
|West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Hariharpara |
|CPI(M)||Insar Ali Biswas||58,293||35.56||-9.58|
|Trinamool Congress||Sk. Niyamat||51,935||31.68||-14.63#|
|BJP||Bishnu Charan Sikdar||4,583||2.80|
Alamgir Mir, contesting as an independent, was a rebel Congress candidate, supported by the Baharampur MP, Adhir Chowdhury. In the 2006 elections also he was an independent candidate supported by Adhir Chowdhury but he lost.
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages in 2006 taken together.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||14||8|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||5||1|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||1||4|
In the 2006 state assembly elections Insar Ali Biswas of CPI(M) won the Hariharpara assembly defeating his nearest rival Niamot Sheikh of Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Niamot Sheikh, Independent, defeated Nizamuddin of CPI(M) in 2001. Mozammel Haque of CPI(M) defeated Mannan Hossain of Congress in 1996, Khaanarul Hossain of Congress in 1991, and Shaikh Imajuddin of Congress in 1987. Shaikh Imajuddin of Congress defeated Mozammel Haque of CPI(M) in 1982 and Abu Raihan Biswas of SUC in 1977.
Abu Raihan Biswas of SUC won in 1972. Aftabuddin Ahmed, Independent, won in 1971. Aftabuddin Ahmed of Progressive Muslim League won in 1969. S.Ahmed of Congress won in 1967. Abdul Latif of Congress won in 1962. Haji A. Hameed of Congress won in 1957 and in independent India's first election in 1951.
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