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Vidhan Sabha constituency
|Type||Reserved for SC|
|Lok Sabha constituency||9. Jangipur|
|Electorate (year)||172,757 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 66 Khargram (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) covers Khargram community development block, and Kalyanpur I and Kalyanpur II gram panchayats Burwan community development block.
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|1951||Burwan Khargram||Satyendra Chandra Ghosh Moulik||Indian National Congress|
|Burwan Khargram||Sudhir Mondal||Indian National Congress|
|1962||Khargram||Abhayapada Saha||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|1967||S.K.Mondal||Indian National Congress|
|1969||Kumarish Chandra Moulik||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|1971||Narendra Haldar||Indian National Congress|
|1972||Harendranath Halder||Indian National Congress |
|1977||Dinabandhu Majhi||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1982||Dinabandhu Majhi||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1987||Biswanath Mondal||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1991||Biwanath Mondal||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1996||Biwanath Mondal||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2001||Biswanath Mondal||Communist Party of India (Marxist) |
|2006||Manabendranath Saha||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2011||Asish Marjit||Indian National Congress|
In the 2011 election, Asish Marjit of Congress defeated his nearest rival Goutam Mondal of CPI(M).
|CPI(ML) Liberation||Sadhan Kumar Marjit||1,616|
|INC gain from CPI(M)||Swing||+10.30|
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||14||8|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||5||1|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||1||4|
Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)
In the 2006 state assembly elections, Manabendranath Saha of CPI(M) won the 66 Khargram (SC) seat defeating his nearest rival Ashis Marjit of Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Biswanath Mondal of CPI(M) defeated Madhab Chandra Marjit of Congress in 2001 and 1996, Harendranath Haldar of Congress in 1991, and Ashok Saha of Congress in 1987. Dinabandhu Majhi of CPI(M) defeated Nakari Chandra Majhi of Congress in 1982 and Harendranath Haldar of Congress in 1977.
Harendranath Halder of Congress won in 1972. Narendra Haldar of Congress won in 1971. Kumarish Chandra Moulick of RSP won in 1969. S.K.Mondal of Congress won in 1967. Abhayapada Saha of RSP won in 1962. The Khargram seat was not there in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951 Burwan Khargram was a joint seat Satyendra Chandra Ghosh Moulik and Sudhir Mondal, both of Congress, jointly won the Burwan Khargram seat.