Hemtabad (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Hemtabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Hemtabad is located in West Bengal
Hemtabad
Hemtabad
Location in West Bengal
Hemtabad is located in India
Hemtabad
Hemtabad
Hemtabad (India)
Coordinates: 25°41′N 88°13′E / 25.683°N 88.217°E / 25.683; 88.217Coordinates: 25°41′N 88°13′E / 25.683°N 88.217°E / 25.683; 88.217
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictUttar Dinajpur
Constituency No33
TypeReserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency5. Raiganj
Electorate (year)184,961 (2011)

Hemtabad (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Uttar Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It came into existence in 2011, as per orders of the Delimitation Commission. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 33 Hemtabad (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) covers Hemtabad community development block and Bhatol, Bindol, Jagadishpur, Mahipur, Sherpur, Rampur and Sitgram gram panchayats of Raiganj community development block.[1]

Hemtabad (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 5 Raiganj (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2011 Hemtabad Khagendra Nath Sinha Communist Party of India (Marxist)[2]
2016-2020 Hemtabad Debendra Nath Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)#
  1. Debendra Nath Roy joined Bharatiya Janata Party in 2019.

Election results

2016

In the 2016 election, Debendra Nath Roy of CPI(M) defeated Sabita Kshetry of Trinamool Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2016: Hemtabad (SC) constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI (M) Debendra Nath Roy 80,419 40.67 -4.84
AITC Sabita Kshetry 67,283 34.03 +11.23
BJP Bhanu Ram Barman 40,795 20.63 +15.09
NOTA None of the above 2,437 1.23 +1.23
BSP Alakesh Barman 2,065 1.04
SUCI Jyotirmay Barman 2,048 1.04
Turnout 197,736 85.00 -0.01
CPI (M) hold Swing

Note- Later in 2019 Debendra Nath Roy joined BJP.

2011

In the 2011 election, Khagendra Nath Sinha of CPI(M) defeated Sekhar Chandra Roy of Trinamool Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Hemtabad (SC) constituency[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI (M) Khagendra Nath Sinha 71,557 45.51
AITC Sekhar Chandra Roy 35,849 22.80
Independent Chitta Ranjan Ray 30,923 19.67
BJP Bhanu Ram Barman 8,708 5.54
Independent Mamata Adhikary 4,292 2.73
RPI(A) Mohanta Barman 2,300
BSP Pabitra Kumar Biswas 2,118
Independent Uttam Barman 1,496
Turnout 157,239 85.01

The Raiganj MP, Deepa Dasmunsi, campaigned for the rebel Congress candidate contesting from Hemtabad as an independent candidate, Chittaranjan Roy, who was suspended from the Congress Party.[4]

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Uttar Dinajpur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Indian National Congress 3 Increase2
Trinamool Congress 2 Increase2
Independent/ Rebel Congress 1 Increase1
Forward Bloc 2 Decrease0
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 Decrease2
Communist Party of India 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 2 (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. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Hemtabad. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011.
  4. ^ "Deepa for rebel & Cong". The Telegraph, 17 April 2011. Retrieved 20 April 2011.
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