Harishchandrapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Harischandrapur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Harischandrapur is located in West Bengal
Harischandrapur
Harischandrapur
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 25°25′N 87°53′E / 25.417°N 87.883°E / 25.417; 87.883Coordinates: 25°25′N 87°53′E / 25.417°N 87.883°E / 25.417; 87.883
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Malda
Constituency No 46
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 7. Maldaha Uttar
Electorate (year) 160,546 (2011)

Harishchandrapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 46 Harishchandrapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Harishchandrapur II community development block and Bhingole, Harishchandrapur and Mahendrapur gram panchayats of Harischandrapur I community development block.[1]

Harishchandrapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 7 Maldaha Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency).[1] It was earlier part of Raiganj (Lok Sabha constituency).

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Harishchandrapur Ram Hari Roy Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Md. Elias Razi Independent[3]
1962 Birendra Kumar Moitra Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Md. Elias Razi Independent[5]
1969 Md. Elias Razi Workers Party of India[6]
1971 Md. Elias Razi Workers Party of India[7]
1972 Goutam Chakravarty Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Birendra Kumar Moitra Janata Party[9]
1982 Abdul Wahed Indian National Congress[10]
1987 Birendra Kumar Moitra All India Forward Bloc[11]
1991 Birendra Kumar Moitra All India Forward Bloc[12]
1996 Birendra Kumar Motra All India Forward Bloc[13]
2001 Alam Mostaque Indian National Congress[14]
2006 Tajmul Hossain All India Forward Bloc[15]
2011 Tajmul Hossain All India Forward Bloc[16]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Tajmul Hossain of CPI(M) defeated his nearest rival Mostaque Alam of Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Harishchandrapur constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Forward Bloc Tajmul Hossain 62,019 46.19 -0.48
INC Mostaque Alam 59,578 44.37 -0.80
BJP Rina Saha 6,033 4.49
BSP Efrajul Hoque 3,876 2.89
Independent Monowara Begam 1,815
Independent Gouri Sankar Kedia 942
Turnout 134,263 83.63
Forward Bloc hold Swing +0.32
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Malda district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Indian National Congress 8 Increase4
Trinamool Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 Decrease5
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Increase1
Forward bloc 1 Decrease0

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 3 (See template talk page for details)


1977–2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections[15] Tajmul Hossain of Forward Bloc won the Harishchandrapur assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Alam Mostaque of Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Alam Mostaque of Congress defeated Birendra Kumar Maitra of Forward Bloc in 2001.[14] Birendra Kumar Maitra of Forward Bloc defeated Alam Mostaque of Congress in 1996[13] and Abdul Wahed of Congress in 1991[12] and 1987.[11] Abdul Wahed of Congress defeated Subhash Chaudhury of Forward Bloc in 1982.[10] Birendra Kumar Maitra of Janata Party defeated Mohammad Elias Razi of WPI in 1977.[9][18]

1951–1972[edit]

Goutam Chakravarty of Congress won in 1972.[8] Md. Elias Razi of WPI/ Independent won in 1971,[7] 1969[6] and 1967.[5] Birendra Kumar Maitra of Congress won in 1962.[4] Md. Elias Razi contesting as an independent candidate won in 1957.[3] In independent India’s first election in 1951, Ramhari Roy of Congress won the Harishchandrapur seat.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 12 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Harishchandrapur. Empowering India. Retrieved 8 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "42 - Harishchandrapur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 September 2010.