Haroa (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Haroa is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°35′54″N 88°40′46″E / 22.59833°N 88.67944°E / 22.59833; 88.67944Coordinates: 22°35′54″N 88°40′46″E / 22.59833°N 88.67944°E / 22.59833; 88.67944
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No 121
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Basirhat
Electorate (year) 186,578 (2011)

Haroa (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Haroa is an open seat from 2011 but was earlier reserved for scheduled castes


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, 121 Haroa (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Falti Beleghata, Dadpur, Kiritipur I, Kiritipur II, Shashan gram panchayats of Barasat II community development block, Champatala, Deganga I, Deganga II, Hadipur Jhikra II gram panchayats of Deganga community development block, and 3. Gopalpur I, Gopalpur II, Haroa and Khasbalanda gram panchayats of Haroa community development block.[1]

Haroa (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of 18. Basirhat (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Haroa [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Julfiquer Ali Molla 76,627 45.70 +5.84#
CPI(M) Imtiaz Hossain 75,503 45.03 -10.40
BJP Subodh Kumar Chakraborty 7,409 4.42
People’s Democratic Conference of India Wallur Rahman 3,910
Independent Golam Faruque Mollah 2,401
BSP Dilip Bairagi 1,828
Turnout 167,678 89.87
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 16.64#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Uttar 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 28 Increase23
Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease16
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease3
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India 1 Increase1

Note: New constituencies – 5, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)


In the 2006 state assembly elections, Asim Kumar Das of CPI(M) won the 97 Haroa (SC) assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Mrityunjoy Mondal of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Kshiti Ranjan Mondal of CPI(M) defeated Lakshmikanta Mondal of Congress in 2001 and 1996, Kumud Ranjan Roy of Congress in 1991, Lakshmikanta Mondal of Congress in 1986, Gangadhar Pramanick of Congress in 1982 and Brajendra Nath Sarkar of Janata Party in 1977.[5]


Gangadhar Pramanick of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Brajendra Nath Sarkar of Bangla Congress won in 1969. Gangadhar Pramanick representing Bangla Congress won in 1967. Jehangir Kabir of Congress won in 1962 and 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951, Jyotish Chandra Roy Sardar of Congress and Hemanta Kumar Ghoshal of CPI won the Haroa Sandeshkhali joint seat.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Haroa". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Haroa. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Haroa. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 
  5. ^ "97 - Haroa (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-15.