Harirampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Harirampur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Harirampur is located in West Bengal
Harirampur
Harirampur
Location in Bold textWest Bengal
Harirampur is located in India
Harirampur
Harirampur
Harirampur (India)
Coordinates: 25°22′27″N 88°16′04″E / 25.37417°N 88.26778°E / 25.37417; 88.26778Coordinates: 25°22′27″N 88°16′04″E / 25.37417°N 88.26778°E / 25.37417; 88.26778
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictDakshin Dinajpur
Constituency No42
TypeOpen
Lok Sabha constituency6. Balurghat
Electorate (year)162,180 (2011)

Harirampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Dakshin Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Harirampur constituency came into existence in 2011.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 42 Harirampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Harirampur community development block, and Bansihari community development block.[1]

Harirampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 6 Balurghat (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2021 Harirampur Biplab Mitra All India Trinamool Congress[2]

Election results

2016

In the 2016 election, Raikul Islam of CPI (M) defeated his nearest rival Biplab Mitra of Trinamool Congress

West Bengal assembly elections, 2016: Harirampur constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI (M) Rafikul Islam 71,447 42.83 +0.54
AITC Biplab Mitra 66,943 40.13 -6.31
BJP Phani Bhusan Mahata 19,845 11.90 +6.77
Kamtapur People's Party (United) Tarun Sarkar 2,020 1.21
JDP Bibhuti Tudu 1,904 1.14
JMM Anarul Haque Ansari 1,673 1.00
NOTA None of the above 1,648 0.99
BSP Durga Hembram 1,336 0.80 -0.57
Turnout 166,816 84.89 +0.28
CPI (M) gain from AITC Swing

2011

In the 2011 election, Biplab Mitra of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Narayan Biswas of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Harirampur constituency[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Biplab Mitra 65,099 47.44
CPI (M) Narayan Biswas 58,032 42.29
BJP Phani Bhusan Mahata 7,039 5.13
BSP Kamal Hemram 1,877 1.37
Independent Sahajahan Badshah 1,660
Independent Bratasubhra Saha 1,364
Independent Santosh Sarkar 1,078
Independent Sanu Soren 1,070
Turnout 137,219 84.61
AITC win (new seat)
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Dakshin Dinajpur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 5 Increase5
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease2
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease2

Note: New constituency – 1 (See template talk page for details)


References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 July 2014.
  2. ^ "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission.
  3. ^ "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Harirampur. Empowering India. Retrieved 4 August 2011.

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