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Hura (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Vidhan Sabha constituency
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purulia
Year established 1962
Year abolished 2011
Lok Sabha constituency Bankura

Hura (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in Purulia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission, Hura (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceased to exist from 2011.[1]

It was part of Bankura (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Election results


In the 2006 elections to the state assembly, Subhas Chandra Mahata of CPI(M) won the Hura assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Baghambar Mahato of Trinamool Congress. Abinas Mahata of CPI(M) defeated Bikash Chandra Mahato of Trinamool Congress in 2001 and Baghambar Mahato representing JMM in 1996. Ambarish Mukhopadhyay of CPI(M) defeated Madan Mohan Mahato of Congress in 1991, Bikash Mahato of Congress in 1987, Bhola Nath Mahato of ICS in 1982, and Raj Rajeshwari Prasad Singhdeo of Janata Party in 1977.[3]


Satadal Mahto of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Saharendra Ojha of Lok Sewak Sangh won in 1969 and 1967. Ajit Prasad Singh Deo of Congress won in 1962. Prior to that the Hura seat did not exist.


  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2011-01-28. 
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha". Volume III Details For Assembly Segments Of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-28. 
  3. ^ "243 - Hura Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 

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