Hingalganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Hingalganj is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°28′24″N 88°58′23″E / 22.47333°N 88.97306°E / 22.47333; 88.97306Coordinates: 22°28′24″N 88°58′23″E / 22.47333°N 88.97306°E / 22.47333; 88.97306
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No 126
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency Basirhat
Electoral system First past the post

Hingalganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is reserved for scheduled castes.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, 126 Hingalganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Hingalganj community development block, and Barunhat Rameshwarpur, Bhabanipur I, Bhabanipur II, Hasnabad, PatliKhanpur gram panchayats of Hasnabad community development block, and Khulna gram panchayat of Sandeshkhali II community development block.[1]

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

Election results[edit]


In the 2011 election, Ananda Mondal of CPI(M) defeated his nearest rival Debesh Mondol of Trinamool Congress,

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Hingalganj [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI Ananada Mondal 72,741 45.75 -5.67
AITMC Debesh Mondal 71,726 45.11 +1.13#
BJP Ratikanta Baulia 7,533 4.74
Independent Parimal Mistri 2,368
BSP Alipada Paik 1,846
People’s Democratic Conference of India Sunil Mandal 1,727
Rashtriya Janasachetan Party Nirmal Kumar Biswas 1,046
Turnout 158,987 85.98
LF hold Swing -6.80#

.# 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 – 7, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)


In the 2006 assembly elections, Gopal Gayen of CPI(M) won the 99 Hingalganj (SC) assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Debes Mandal of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Nripen Gayen of CPI(M) defeated Sourendra Mondal of Trinamool Congress in 2001, Bidyut Kayal of Congress in 1996 and Sankar Roy of Congress in 1991. Sudhanshu Mondal of CPI(M) defeated Aditya Mondal of Congress in 1987 and Amal Krishna Mistry representing Congress in 1982 and representing Janata Party in 1977. [5]


Anil Chandra Mondal of CPI won in 1972. Gopal Chandra Gayen of CPI(M) won in 1971. Hazari Lal Mondal of CPI won in 1969. B.N. Brahmachari won in 1967. Prior to that the Hingalganj seat was not there.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Hingalganj". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-13. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Hingalganj. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Hingalganj. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 
  5. ^ "99 - Hingalganj (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.