Vidhan Sabha constituency
|Type||Reserved for ST|
|Lok Sabha constituency||7. Maldaha Uttar|
|Electorate (year)||186,972 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 43 Habibpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (ST) covers Bamangola community development block and Aktail, Baidyapur, Bulbul Chandi, Dhumpur, Habibpur, Jajail, Kanturka and Mangalpur gram panchayats of Habibpur community development block.
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|1962||Habibpur||Nimai Chand Murmu||Communist Party of India|
|1967||B.Murmu||Indian National Congress|
|1969||Nimai Chand Murmu||Communist Party of India|
|1972||Rabindranath Murmu||Communist Party of India|
|1977||Sarkar Murmu||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1982||Sarkar Murmu||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1987||Sarkar Murmu||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1991||Sarkar Murmu||Communist Party of India (Marrxist)|
|1996||Jadu Hembrom||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2001||Jadu Hembrom||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2006||Khagen Murmu||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2011||Khagen Murmu||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2016||Khagen Murmu||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|By Election 2019||Joyel Murmu||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|CPI (M)||Sadhu Tudu||10,076||5.56||-29.20|
|NOTA||None of the above||1,593||0.88||-1.16|
|BJP gain from CPI (M)||Swing||+28.77|
|CPI (M)||Khagen Murmu||64,095||34.76||-2.84|
|NOTA||None of the above||3,755||2.04|
|CPI (M) hold||Swing|
In the 2011 election, Khagen Murmu of CPI(M) defeated his nearest rival Mohan Tudu of Trinamool Congress.
|CPI (M)||Khagen Murmu||59,286||37.60||-8.07|
|BJP||Krishna Chandra Munda||31,638||20.07||-17.14|
|CPI (M) hold||Swing||-20.25#|
.# Trinamool Congress did not contest in 2006, but had supported BJP. Swing based on Congress vote percentage in 2006. BJP's negative swing in 2011 also adjusted in the final swing.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||8||4|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||1||5|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||1||1|
Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 3 (See template talk page for details)
In the 2006 state assembly elections Khagen Murmu of CPI(M) won the Habibpur (ST) assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Ramlal Hansda of BJP. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Jadu Hembrom of CPI(M) defeated Ramlal Hansda of BJP in 2001 and Lucas Hembram of Congress in 1996. Sarkar Murmu of CPI(M) defeated Gopinath Murmu of Congress in 1991, Moshi Charan Tudu of Congress in 1987 and 1982, and Bobila Murmu of Janata Party in 1977.
Rabindranath Murmu of CPI won in 1972. Sarkar Murmu, Independent, won in 1971. Nimai Chand Murmu of CPI won in 1969. B.Murmu of Congress won in 1967. Nimai Chand Murmu of CPI won in 1962. Prior to that the constituency did not exist.