Vidhan Sabha constituency
|Lok Sabha constituency||7. Maldaha Uttar|
|Electorate (year)||160,546 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 46 Harishchandrapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Harishchandrapur II community development block and Bhingole, Harishchandrapur and Mahendrapur gram panchayats of Harischandrapur I community development block.
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|1951||Harishchandrapur||Ram Hari Roy||Indian National Congress|
|1957||Md. Elias Razi||Independent|
|1962||Birendra Kumar Moitra||Indian National Congress|
|1967||Md. Elias Razi||Independent|
|1969||Md. Elias Razi||Workers Party of India|
|1971||Md. Elias Razi||Workers Party of India|
|1972||Goutam Chakravarty||Indian National Congress|
|1977||Birendra Kumar Moitra||Janata Party|
|1982||Abdul Wahed||Indian National Congress|
|1987||Birendra Kumar Moitra||All India Forward Bloc|
|1991||Birendra Kumar Moitra||All India Forward Bloc|
|1996||Birendra Kumar Motra||All India Forward Bloc|
|2001||Alam Mostaque||Indian National Congress|
|2006||Tajmul Hossain||All India Forward Bloc|
|2011||Tajmul Hossain||All India Forward Bloc/Trinamool Congress|
In the 2011 election, Tajamul Hossain of AIFB defeated his nearest rival Mostaque Alam of Congress.
|Forward Bloc||Tajmul Hossain||62,019||46.19||-0.48|
|Independent||Gouri Sankar Kedia||942|
|Forward Bloc hold||Swing||+0.32|
|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 Tajmul Hossain of Forward Bloc won the Harishchandrapur assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Alam Mostaque of Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Alam Mostaque of Congress defeated Birendra Kumar Maitra of Forward Bloc in 2001. Birendra Kumar Maitra of Forward Bloc defeated Alam Mostaque of Congress in 1996 and Abdul Wahed of Congress in 1991 and 1987. Abdul Wahed of Congress defeated Subhash Chaudhury of Forward Bloc in 1982. Birendra Kumar Maitra of Janata Party defeated Mohammad Elias Razi of WPI in 1977.
Goutam Chakravarty of Congress won in 1972. Md. Elias Razi of WPI/ Independent won in 1971, 1969 and 1967. Birendra Kumar Maitra of Congress won in 1962. Md. Elias Razi contesting as an independent candidate won in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951, Ramhari Roy of Congress won the Harishchandrapur seat.