Hariharpara is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency within the Murshidabad district of West Bengal
Hariharpara is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency within the Murshidabad district of West Bengal. It falls underneath the Murshidabad Lok Sabha constituency.
In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly election, the constituency had a complete of 1,89,357 registered voters.
Voter turnout in earlier election
The voter turnout in Hariharpara within the earlier Assembly election was 86.74 %.
Past election outcomes and winners
In the 2016 Assembly polls, Niamot Sheikh of the All India Trinamool Congress social gathering was elected to energy after securing 71,502 votes as in opposition to 66,499 votes received by Alamgir Mir (Palash) of the Indian National Congress social gathering. He was defeated by a margin of 5,003 votes.
In 2011, CPM received from this seat. Insar Ali Biswas from the Communist Party of India (Marxist) was fielded in opposition to Niamot Sheikh of the TMC social gathering and was declared the winner upon securing 58,293 votes. Sheikh turned the runner up and misplaced the electoral battle by a margin of 6,358 votes or 3.88 %.
On 26 February, the Election Commission announced the schedule for Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala, West Bengal and Puducherry.
The voting will start on 27 March, with Bengal having the utmost eight phases persevering with until 29 April, the ballot physique had mentioned.
The election can be held to elect a complete of 294 Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs).
The state is held by the AITC with an absolute majority, with Mamata Banerjee on her second consecutive time period as chief minister. The ruling social gathering is preventing a pitched battle with archrival BJP, whereas the Congress-led alliance can also be a key participant within the fray.
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