Harishchandrapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Harischandrapur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Harischandrapur is located in West Bengal
Harischandrapur
Harischandrapur
Location in West Bengal
Harischandrapur is located in India
Harischandrapur
Harischandrapur
Harischandrapur (India)
Coordinates: 25°25′N 87°53′E / 25.417°N 87.883°E / 25.417; 87.883Coordinates: 25°25′N 87°53′E / 25.417°N 87.883°E / 25.417; 87.883
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictMalda
Constituency No46
TypeOpen
Lok Sabha constituency7. Maldaha Uttar
Electorate (year)160,546 (2011)

Harishchandrapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal.And current MLA is Mostaque Alam leader of Indian National Congress

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 46 Harishchandrapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Harishchandrapur II community development block and Bhingole, Harishchandrapur and Mahendrapur gram panchayats of Harischandrapur I community development block.[1]

Harishchandrapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 7 Maldaha Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency).[1] It was earlier part of Raiganj (Lok Sabha constituency).

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Harishchandrapur Ram Hari Roy Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Md. Elias Razi Independent[3]
1962 Birendra Kumar Moitra Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Md. Elias Razi Independent[5]
1969 Md. Elias Razi Workers Party of India[6]
1971 Md. Elias Razi Workers Party of India[7]
1972 Goutam Chakravarty Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Birendra Kumar Moitra Janata Party[9]
1982 Abdul Wahed Indian National Congress[10]
1987 Birendra Kumar Moitra All India Forward Bloc[11]
1991 Birendra Kumar Moitra All India Forward Bloc[12]
1996 Birendra Kumar Motra All India Forward Bloc[13]
2001 Alam Mostaque Indian National Congress[14]
2006 Tajmul Hossain All India Forward Bloc[15]
2011 Tajmul Hossain All India Forward Bloc/Trinamool Congress[16]
2016 west Bengal assembly election Alam Mostaque INC

Election results

2016

West Bengal Assembly elections, 2016: Harishchandrapur constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC ALAM MOSTAQUE 60047 34.90
AITC TAJMUL HOSSAIN 42190 24.52
AIFB ALAM MD. RAFIQUL 35075 20.39
BJP SANVARLAL KEDIA 25889 15.05
BSP EFRAJUL HOQUE 3460 2.01

2011

In the 2011 election, Tajamul Hossain of AIFB defeated his nearest rival Mostaque Alam of Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Harishchandrapur constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIFB Tajmul Hossain 62,019 46.19 -0.48
INC Mostaque Alam 59,578 44.37 -0.80
BJP Rina Saha 6,033 4.49
BSP Efrajul Hoque 3,876 2.89
Independent Monowara Begam 1,815
Independent Gouri Sankar Kedia 942
Turnout 134,263 83.63
AIFB hold Swing +0.32
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Malda district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Indian National Congress 8 Increase4
Trinamool Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 Decrease5
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Increase1
Forward bloc 1 Decrease0

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 3 (See template talk page for details)


1977–2006

In the 2006 state assembly elections[15] Tajmul Hossain of Forward Bloc won the Harishchandrapur assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Alam Mostaque of Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Alam Mostaque of Congress defeated Birendra Kumar Maitra of Forward Bloc in 2001.[14] Birendra Kumar Maitra of Forward Bloc defeated Alam Mostaque of Congress in 1996[13] and Abdul Wahed of Congress in 1991[12] and 1987.[11] Abdul Wahed of Congress defeated Subhash Chaudhury of Forward Bloc in 1982.[10] Birendra Kumar Maitra of Janata Party defeated Mohammad Elias Razi of WPI in 1977.[9][18]

1951–1972

Goutam Chakravarty of Congress won in 1972.[8] Md. Elias Razi of WPI/ Independent won in 1971,[7] 1969[6] and 1967.[5] Birendra Kumar Maitra of Congress won in 1962.[4] Md. Elias Razi contesting as an independent candidate won in 1957.[3] In independent India's first election in 1951, Ramhari Roy of Congress won the Harishchandrapur seat.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 12 July 2014.
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Harishchandrapur. Empowering India. Retrieved 8 April 2011.
  18. ^ "42 - Harishchandrapur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 September 2010.
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