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Haripal (Vidhan Sabha constituency)


Haripal (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Haripal is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Constituency No. 196
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 29. Arambagh (SC)
Electorate (year) 213,832 (2011)

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


  • Overview 1
  • Members of Legislative Assembly 2
  • Election results 3
    • 2011 3.1
    • 1977-2006 3.2
    • 1967-1972 3.3
  • References 4


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 196 Haripal (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Haripal community development block and Balarambati, Basubati and Kamarkundu Gopalnagar, Daluigachha gram panchayats of Singur community development block.[1]

Haripal (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 29 Arambagh (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1] It was earlier part of Hooghly (Lok Sabha constituency).

Members of Legislative Assembly

Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1967 Haripal Amalesh Chandra Mazumdar [2]
1969 Amalesh Chandra Mazumdar Samyukta Socialist Party[3]
1971 Chittaranjan Basu Workers Party of India[4]
1972 Chittaranjan Basu Workers Party of India[5]
1977 Balai Banerjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1982 Balai Banerjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1987 Balai Banerjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1991 Kaliprasad Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1996 Kaliprasad Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
2001 Kaliprasad Biswas Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
2006 Bharati Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
2011 Becharam Manna All India Trinamool Congress][13]

Election results


West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Haripal constituency[13][14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Becharam Manna 98,146 53.70 +10.21#
CPI(M) Bharati Mukherjee 76,073 41.62 -11.37
BJP Partha Banerjee 4,175 2.28
JDP Lakshmi Kanta Hansda 2,244
People's Democratic Conference of India Md. Nizamuddin Sekh 213
Turnout 182,775 85.48
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 21.58#
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Hooghly district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 Increase14
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 Decrease12
Forward bloc 1 Decrease2
Marxist Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 1, constituencies abolished – 2


In the 2006 state assembly elections[12] Bharati Mukherjee of CPI(M) won the Haripal seat defeating Safiul Islam Sarkar of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Kaliprasad Biswas of CPI(M) defeated Samiran Mitra representing Trinamool Congress in 2001[11] and Congress in 1996,[10] and Tushar Sinha Roy of Congress in 1991.[9] Balai Banerjee of CPI(M) defeated Tushar Sinha Roy of Congress in 1987[8] and Chandrasekhar Banik representing ICS in 1982[7] and Congress in 1977.[6][15]


Chittaranjan Basu of WPI won in 1972[5] and 1971.[4] Amalesh Chandra Mazumdar of SSP won in 1969 and 1967.[2]Prior to that the Haripal seat did not exist.


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