Hansan (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Motto(s): Beautiful place
Hansan is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Hansan is located in India
Hansan (India)
Coordinates: 24°10′34″N 87°52′56″E / 24.17611°N 87.88222°E / 24.17611; 87.88222Coordinates: 24°10′34″N 87°52′56″E / 24.17611°N 87.88222°E / 24.17611; 87.88222
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Birbhum
Constituency No. 292
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 42. Birbhum
Electorate (year) 181,166 (2011)

Hansan (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is an open seat now but was earlier reserved for scheduled castes. Hansan is a gram panchayat under Rampurhat intermediate panchayat.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 292 Hansan (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Rampurhat II and Nalhati II CD Blocks.[1]

Hansan (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 42 Birbhum (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results


In the 2011 election, Asit Kumar Mal of Congress defeated his nearest rival Kamal Hasan of RCPI.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Hansan[2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Asit Kumar Mal 73,370 46.73 -3.17
RCPI Kamal Hasan 46,918 29.88 -13.01
Independent Md. Rafiuddin 27,461 17.49
BJP Ruparani Mondal 3,373 2.15
SUCI(C) Amal Kumar Mondal 2,503
BSP Radheshyam Singh 1,265
Janata Party Jiyar Ali 1,081
Independent Azizul Hoque 1,050
Turnout 157,021 86.67
INC hold Swing +9.84
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Birbhum district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 6 Increase5
Indian National Congress 2 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 2 Decrease4
Forward Bloc 1 Decrease2
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituency – 1, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)


From 1996 to 2006, Asit Kumar Mal of Congress was elected from the Hansan (SC) assembly constituency. He defeated Khagendtanath Mal of CPI(M) in 2006, Mihir Bain of RCPI(R) in 2001 and 1996. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Trilochan Das of RCPI (RB) defeated Asit Kumar Mal of Congress in 1991. Asit Kumar Mal of Congress defeated Trilochan Das, Independent in 1987. Trilochan Mal, Independent/RCPI, defeated Asit Kumar Mal Congress/Independent in 1982 and 1977.[5]


Dhanapati Mal of Congress won in 1972. Trilochan Mal of RCI won in 1971. Mrityunjoy Mandal of Forward Bloc won in 1969. S.Prasad of Congress won in 1967. Prior to that the Hansan seat was not there.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-08-13. Retrieved 2010-09-26. 
  2. ^ "Hansan". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Hansan. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-04-20. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011" (PDF). Hansan. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-12. Retrieved 2011-04-20. 
  5. ^ "292 – Hansan (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-01. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2010-10-05. Retrieved 2010-10-01. 
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