Hemtabad got here into existence as a legislative meeting constituency in 2011 after the implementation of the Delimitation Fee of India’s suggestions
The Meeting/Vidhan Sabha constituency of Hemtabad (SC) is situated within the Uttar Dinajpur district of West Bengal. It falls beneath the Raiganj constituency. It got here into existence as a legislative meeting constituency of West Bengal in 2011 after the implementation of the suggestions of the Delimitation Fee of India.
The constituency, reserved for Scheduled Castes candidates, covers Hemtabad neighborhood improvement block and Bhatol, Bindol, Jagadishpur, Mahipur, Sherpur, Rampur and Sitgram gram panchayats of Raiganj neighborhood improvement block.
As per the voter checklist of 2019, there are 2,52,416 electorates and 243 polling stations on this constituency. Voter turnout was 85.04 % within the 2016 meeting election.
Previous election outcomes and winners
Within the 2016 West Bengal Legislative Meeting election, CPM’s Debendra Nath Roy gained the Hemtabad seat. Roy defected to the BJP in 2019. The seat was held by CPM’s Khagendra Nath Sinha within the 2011 Meeting polls.
Roy was discovered hanging close to his house in Hemtabad on 13 July final 12 months. The state authorities has denied allegations that his demise was a “political homicide.”
The state authorities has stated that West Bengal prison investigation division (CID) has investigated all facets of the complaints in addition to potential causes of demise and has already filed a chargesheet within the competent court docket. The Supreme Court docket just lately disposed of a plea searching for switch of the investigation to the CBI.
The Hemtabad meeting constituency is house to a complete of three,45,273, all of which is rural.
The Hemtabad Meeting constituency is predicted to go to polls in April or Could 2021, as a part of the West Bengal Meeting election 2021.
The West Bengal Meeting polls will probably be held to elect a complete of 294 Members of Legislative Meeting (MLAs).
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