About Hemtabad Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency
Hemtabad is a legislative assembly constituency in the Uttar Dinajpur district of West Bengal. It belongs to the Rajganj Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituency of the state. In 2014, the Election Commission of India identified a total of 2,14,517 people of the Hemtabad assembly constituency as eligible voters. The electorate of Hemtabad comprises 1,13,403 men and 1,01,112 women. At present, CPM's Khagendra Nath Sinha represents the Hemtabad seat of the West Bengal state legislative assembly as he won it in the 2011 assembly elections with 71,553 votes. He defeated Shekhar Chandra Roy of the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) by a margin of 35,704 votes. Hemtabad came into existence in 2008 after the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India were implemented. The recommendations also meant that the Hemtabad assembly segment of West Bengal would consist the areas of Sitgram, Bhatun, Rampur, Bindol, Sherpur, Jagadishpur and Mahipur gram panchayats of Rajganj community development block; and Hemtabad community development block. The constituency is reserved for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SCs).
Sitting and previous MLAs from Hemtabad Assembly Constituency
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||Khagendra Nath Sinha
||Shekhar Chandra Roy
Last Updated on: June 08, 2020