Khargram (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Khargram is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 24°02′11″N 87°59′36″E / 24.03639°N 87.99333°E / 24.03639; 87.99333Coordinates: 24°02′11″N 87°59′36″E / 24.03639°N 87.99333°E / 24.03639; 87.99333
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Constituency No 66
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 9. Jangipur
Electorate (year) 172,757 (2011)

Khargram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 66 Khargram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) covers Khargram community development block, and Kalyanpur I and Kalyanpur II gram panchayats Burwan community development block.[1]

Khargram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 9 Jangipur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]


In the 2011 election, Asish Marjit of Congress defeated his nearest rival Goutam Mondal of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Khargram [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Asish Marjit 74,093 49.96 +4.83
CPI(M) Goutam Mondal 65,123 43.91 -5.20
BJP Harekrishna Konai 4,049 2.73
Independent Smritikana Sarkar 2,369
CPI(ML)(L) Sadhan Kumar Marjit 1,616
JD(U) Dipak Mandal 1,049
Turnout 148,299 85.84
INC gain from CPI(M) Swing +10.30
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Murshidabad district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Indian National Congress 14 Increase8
Trinamool Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 5 Decrease1
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease4
Samajwadi Party 1 Decrease0
Forward bloc 0 Decrease1


In the 2006 state assembly elections, Manabendranath Saha of CPI(M) won the 66 Khargram (SC) seat defeating his nearest rival Ashis Marjit of Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Biswanath Mondal of CPI(M) defeated Madhab Chandra Marjit of Congress in 2001 and 1996, Harendranath Haldar of Congress in 1991, and Ashok Saha of Congress in 1987. Dinabandhu Majhi of CPI(M) defeated Nakari Chandra Majhi of Congress in 1982 and Harendranath Haldar of Congress in 1977.[5]


Harendranath Halder of Congress won in 1972. Narendra Haldar of Congress won in 1971. Kumarish Chandra Moulick of RSP won in 1969. S.K.Mondal of Congress won in 1967. Abhayapada Saha of RSP won in 1962. The Khargram seat was not there in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951 Burwan Khargram was a joint seat Satyendra Chandra Ghosh Moulik and Sudhir Mondal, both of Congress, jointly won the Burwan Khargram seat.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-09-26. 
  2. ^ "Khargram". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-24. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Khargram. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-20. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Khargram. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-20. 
  5. ^ "66 - Khargram (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-09-26. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-09-26.