Kharba (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Kharba
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Kharba is located in West Bengal
Kharba
Kharba
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 25°25′N 88°04′E / 25.417°N 88.067°E / 25.417; 88.067Coordinates: 25°25′N 88°04′E / 25.417°N 88.067°E / 25.417; 88.067
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Malda
Year established 1951
Year abolished 2011
Lok Sabha constituency Raiganj

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

As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission, Kharba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Araidanga (Vidhan Sabha constituency) cease to exist from 2011.[1] There are two new constituencies in the area – Chanchal (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Malatipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency).

Kharba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was part of Raiganj (Lok Sabha constituency)

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Kharba Taffazal Hossain Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Golam Yazdani Independent[3]
1962 Golam Yazdani Independent[4]
1967 Golam Yazdani Independent[5]
1969 Golam Yazdani Independent[6]
1971 Golam Yazdani Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1972 Mahabubul Haque Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Golam Yazdani Independent[9]
1982 Mahabubul Haque Indian National Congress[10]
1987 Namul Hoque Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Nazmul Hoque Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Mahabubul Haque Indian National Congress[13]
2001 Mahabubul Haque Indian National Congress[14]
2006 Mahabubul Haque Indian National Congress[15]
2008 Bye-election Asif Mahboob Indian National Congress[16]

For MLAs from the area in subsequent years see Chanchal (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Malatipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Election results[edit]

1977–2006[edit]

In a by-election in 2008[16] necessitated by the death of the sitting MLA, Mahabubul Haque, Asif Mehboob of the Congress won the Kharba seat. In the 2006,[15] 2001[14] and 1996[13] state assembly elections Mahabubul Haque of Congress won the 41 Kharba assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Anjumanara of CPI(M) in 2006 and Nazmul Hoque of CPI(M) in 2001 and 1996. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Nazmul Hoque of CPI(M) defeated Mahabubul Haque of Congress in 1991 and 1987.[11] Mahabubul Haque of Congress defeated Nazmul Hoque of CPI(M) in 1982.[10] Golam Yazdani, Independent, defeated Mahabubul Haque of Congress in 1977.[9][17]

1951–1972[edit]

Mahabubul Haque of Congress won in 1972.[8] Golam Yazdani of CPI(M) won 1971.[7] Golam Yazdani, Independent, won in 1969,[6] 1967,[5] 1962[4] and 1957.[3] In independent India’s first election in 1951, Tafazzal Hossain of Congress won the Kharba seat.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. ECI. Retrieved 21 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  12. ^ "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "Congress defeats CPI(M) in Kharba bypoll". web india 123. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  17. ^ "41 - Kharba Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 September 2010.