Hariharpara (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Hariharpara
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Hariharpara is located in West Bengal
Hariharpara
Hariharpara
Hariharpara is located in India
Hariharpara
Hariharpara
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 24°02′N 88°27′E / 24.033°N 88.450°E / 24.033; 88.450Coordinates: 24°02′N 88°27′E / 24.033°N 88.450°E / 24.033; 88.450
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Electorate (year)
181,385 (2011) 73
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 11. Murshidabad
Electoral system First past the post

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

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission Hariharpara Vidhan Sabha constituency covers Hariharpara community development block and Chhaighari and Madanpur gram panchayats of Berhampore community development block.[1]

This constituency is part of No. 11 Murshidabad (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Hariharpara Haji A. Hameed Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Haji A. Hameed Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Abdul Latif Indian National Congress [4]
1967 S.Ahmed Indian National Congress [5]
1969 Aftabuddin Ahmed Progressive Muslim League[6]
1971 Aftabuddin Ahmed Independent[7]
1972 Abu Raihan Biswas Socialist Unity Centre of India[8]
1977 Shaikh Imajuddin Indian National Congress[9]
1982 Shaikh Imajuddin Indian National Congress[10]
1987 Mozammel Haque Communist Party of India (Marxist) [11]
1991 Mozammel Haque Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Mozammel Haque Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2001 Niamot Sheikh Independent[14]
2006 Insar Ali Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Insar Ali Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]
2016 Niamot Sheikh All India Trinamool Congress)[16]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Insar Ali of CPI(M) defeated his nearest rival Sk. Niyamat of Trinamool Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Hariharpara constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI(M) Insar Ali Biswas 58,293 35.56 -9.58
Trinamool Congress Sk. Niyamat 51,935 31.68 -14.63#
Independent Alamgir Mir 44,982 27.44
BJP Bishnu Charan Sikdar 4,583 2.80
SDPI Masudul Islam 1,929
Independent Sufal Haldar 1,351
MLKSC Sattar Sekh 846
Turnout 163,919 90.37
CPI(M) hold Swing +5.05#

Alamgir Mir, contesting as an independent, was a rebel Congress candidate, supported by the Baharampur MP, Adhir Chowdhury. In the 2006 elections also he was an independent candidate supported by Adhir Chowdhury but he lost.[18][19]

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

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

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)


1977–2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections[15] Insar Ali Biswas of CPI(M) won the Hariharpara assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Niamot Sheikh of Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Niamot Sheikh, Independent, defeated Nizamuddin of CPI(M) in 2001.[14] Mozammel Haque of CPI(M) defeated Mannan Hossain of Congress in 1996,[13] Khaanarul Hossain of Congress in 1991,[12] and Shaikh Imajuddin of Congress in 1987.[11] Shaikh Imajuddin of Congress defeated Mozammel Haque of CPI(M) in 1982[10] and Abu Raihan Biswas of SUC in 1977.[9][20]

1951–1972[edit]

Abu Raihan Biswas of SUC won in 1972.[8] Aftabuddin Ahmed, Independent, won in 1971.[7] Aftabuddin Ahmed of Progressive Muslim League won in 1969.[6] S.Ahmed of Congress won in 1967.[5] Abdul Latif of Congress won in 1962.[4] Haji A. Hameed of Congress won in 1957[3] and in independent India's first election in 1951.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 13 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  16. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Hariharpara. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "Mamata attacks Adhir in his stronghold". The Times of India, 16 April 2011. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 
  19. ^ "Adhir launches rebel campaign". The Telegraph, 9 April 2006. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  20. ^ "62 - Hariharpara Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 September 2010.