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We present a new polynomial-time algorithm for finding Hamiltonian circuits in graphs. It is shown that the algorithm always finds a Hamiltonian circuit in graphs that have at least three vertices and minimum degree at least half the total number ofMoreWe present a new polynomial-time algorithm for finding Hamiltonian circuits in graphs. It is shown that the algorithm always finds a Hamiltonian circuit in graphs that have at least three vertices and minimum degree at least half the total number of vertices. In the process, we also obtain a constructive proof of Diracs famous theorem of 1952, for the first time. The algorithm finds a Hamiltonian circuit (respectively, tour) in all known examples of graphs that have a Hamiltonian circuit (respectively, tour). In view of the importance of the P versus NP question, we ask: does there exist a graph that has a Hamiltonian circuit (respectively, tour) but for which this algorithm cannot find a Hamiltonian circuit (respectively, tour)? The algorithm is implemented in C++ and the program is demonstrated with several examples. The Hamiltonian Circuit Algorithm by Ashay Dharwadker