Vidhan Sabha constituency
|District||North 24 Parganas|
|Lok Sabha constituency||17. Barasat|
|Electorate (year)||178,874 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 100 Habra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Habra municipality, and Kumra, Pritibha, Rautara and Machhalandpur II gram panchayats of Habra I community development block.
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|1951||Habra||Tarun Kanti Ghose||Indian National Congress|
|1957||Tarun Kanti Ghose||Indian National Congress|
|1962||Tarun Kanti Ghose||Indian National Congress |
|1969||Tarun Kanti Ghose||Indian National Congress|
|1971||Tarun Kanti Ghose||Indian National Congress|
|1972||Tarun Kanti Ghose||Indian National Congress|
|1977||Nirode Roy Choudhury||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1982||Nirode Roy Choudhury||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1987||Kamal Sengupta (Bose)||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1991||Kamal Sengupta (Bose)||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1996||Baren Basu||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2001||Tapati Dutta||All India Trinamool Congress|
|2006||P K Bhattacharyya||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2011||Jyotipriya Mallick||All India Trinamool Congress|
In the 2011 election, Jyotipriya Mallick of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Pranab Bhattacharya of CPI(M).
|CPI (M)||Pranab Bhattacharya||60,826||38.80||-7.30|
|BJP||Utpal Kumar Paul||5,543||3.54|
|Independent||Amar Krishna Manadal||877|
|AITC gain from CPI (M)||Swing||11.67#|
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||3||16|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||0||1|
|Communist Party of India||1||1|
Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)
In the 2006 Assembly elections, P K Bhattacharyya of CPI (M) won the Habra assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Tapati Dutta of Trinamool Congress, who won the 2001 election defeating Amitava Nandy of CPI (M). Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 1996, Baren Basu of CPI (M) defeated his nearest rival Abdul Hamid Mandal of Congress. In 1991 and 1987, Kamal Sengupta (Bose) of CPI (M) defeated Biman Dutta of Congress. In 1982 Nirode Roy Choudhury of CPI(M) defeated Biman Dutta of Congress. In 1977 Nirode Roy Choudhury of CPI (M) defeated his nearest rival Krishnadas Chattopadhyay of Congress.
Tarun Kanti Ghose of Congress won in 1972, 1971 and 1969. J.P.Mukherjee of Bangla Congress won in 1967. Tarun Kanti Ghose won in 1962,1957 and in independent India’s first election in 1951.