West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Hansan profile: Constituency had recorded 84.52% voter turnout in 2016 polls
In the 2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Congress’ Miltan Rasid won the Hansan seat
The Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency of Hansan is located in the Birbhum district of West Bengal. It falls under the Birbhum Lok Sabha constituency.
As per the voter list of 2019, there are 2,35,934 electorates and 257 polling stations in this constituency. Voter turnout was 84.52 percent in the 2016 assembly election.
Past election results and winners
In the 2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Congress’ Miltan Rasid won the Hansan seat. In the 2011 election, Asit Kumar Mal of Congress defeated his nearest rival Kamal Hasan of RCPI.
The Hansan assembly constituency is home to a total of 3,15,608 people, of which 97.43 percent is rural and 2.57 percent is urban population.
Elections for the West Bengal Assembly will be held in eight phases, up from seven last time, beginning with polling for 30 seats on 27 March. The second phase of West Bengal's assembly elections has been scheduled for 1 April and will cover 30 constituencies, followed by the third phase on 6 April for 31 seats, the fourth on 10 April for 44 constituencies, the fifth on 17 April for 45 seats, sixth for 43 seats on 22 April, seventh phase on 26 April for 36 seats and last and eighth phase on 29 April for 35 seats.
The results of the election will be declared on 2 May.
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