Haringhata (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Haringhata
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Haringhata is located in West Bengal
Haringhata
Haringhata
Haringhata is located in India
Haringhata
Haringhata
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°57′0″N 88°34′0″E / 22.95000°N 88.56667°E / 22.95000; 88.56667Coordinates: 22°57′0″N 88°34′0″E / 22.95000°N 88.56667°E / 22.95000; 88.56667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Constituency No 93
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 14. Bangaon (SC)
Electorate (year) 187,545 (2011)

Haringhata (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes from 2011. It was an open seat up to 2006.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 93 Haringhata (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Haringhata community development block, and Dewli and Hingara gram panchayats of Chakdaha community development block.[1]

Haringhata (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is part of No. 14 Bangaon (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1] It was earlier part of the Nabadwip (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1957 Haringhata Smarajit Bandopadhyay Indian National Congress[3]
Promatha Ranjan Thakur Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Narendra Nath Sarkar Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Mohammad Karim Baksh Independent[5]
1969 Mohammad Karim Baksh Independent[6]
1971 Nani Gopal Malakar Communist Party of India[7]
1972 Sakti Kumar Bhattacharya Communist Party of India[8]
1977 Nani Gopal Malakar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Nani Gopal Malakar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Nani Gopal Malakar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Nani Gopal Malakar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Mili Hira Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2001 Bankim Chandra Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Bankim Chandra Ghosh Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Nilima Nag (Mallick) All India Trinamool Congress[16]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Nilima Nag (Mallick) of Trinamool Congress defeated her nearest rival Dr. Biswajit Paul of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Haringhata (SC) constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Nilima Nag (Mallick) 83,366 49.45 +6.76#
CPI(M) Dr. Biswajit Paul 70,363 41.74 -10.16
BJP Binay Krishna Biswas 8,780 5.21
PDS Shyam Prasad Mondal 3,810
BSP Bidyut Mallick 2,261
Turnout 168,580 89.89
Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M) Swing +16.92#

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

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Nadia district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 13 Increase11
Indian National Congress 1 Increase0
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease8
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 3, constituencies abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)


1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006[15] and 2001 state assembly elections,[14] Bankim Chandra Ghosh of CPI (M) won the Haringhata assembly seat, defeating his nearest rivals Dipak Basu and Saradindu Biswas (both of Trinamool Congress) in the respective years. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 1996,[13] Mili Hira of CPI (M) defeated Ratna Ghosh of Congress. In 1991,[12] 1987,[11] 1982[10] and 1977[9] Nani Gopal Malakar of CPI (M) defeated Pratap Roy of Congress, Dilip Roy of Congress, Phani Bhusan Das of ICS and Manas Kumar Ganguly of Congress in the respective years.[18]

1957-1972[edit]

Sakti Kumar Bhattacharya of CPI won in 1972.[6] Nani Gopal Malakar of CPI won in 1971.[5] Mohammad Karim Baksh, Independent, won in 1969 and 1967. Narendra Nath Sarkar of Congress won in 1962.[4] In 1957 Haringhata was a joint seat with one seat reserved for SC. Smarajit Bandopadhyay and Promatha Ranjan Thakur, both of Congress, won in 1957.[3] The Haringhata seat was not there in 1951.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 31 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha" (PDF). Volume III Details For Assembly Segments Of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 1 October 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, Inda, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  8. ^ "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Haringhata. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "83 - Haringhata Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 5 October 2010.