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Madarihat (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Madarihat
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Madarihat is located in West Bengal
Madarihat
Madarihat
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Alipurduar
Constituency No 14
Type Reserved for ST
Lok Sabha constituency 2 Alipurduars (ST)
Electorate (year) 161141 (2011)

Madarihat (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Alipurduar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled tribes.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 14 Madarihat (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (ST) covers Madarihat-Birpara community development block and Binnaguri and Sakoyajhora I gram panchayats of Dhupguri community development block.[1]

Madarihat (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 2 Alipurduars (Lok Sabha constituency) (ST).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1962 Madarihat A.H.Besterwich Revolutionary Socialist Party[2]
1967 D.N.Rai Indian National Congress[3]
1969 A.H.Besterwich Revolutionary Socialist Party[4]
1971 A.H.Besterwich Revolutionary Socialist Pary[5]
1972 A.H.Besterwich Revolutionary Sociaist Party[6]
1977 A.H.Besterwich Revolutionary Sociaist Party[7]
1982 Sushil Kujur Revolutionary Socialist Party [8]
1987 Sushil Kujur Revolutionary Socialist Party[9]
1991 Sushil Kujur Revolutioary Socialist Party [10]
1996 Sushil Kujur Revolutionary Socialist Party[11]
2001 Kumari Kujur Revolutionary Socialist Party[12]
2006 Kumari Kujur Revolutionary Socialist Party[13]
2011 Kumari Kujur Revoluionary Socialist Party[14]

Election results

2011

In the 2011 election, Kumari Kujur of RSP defeated his nearest rival Manoj Tigga of BJP.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Madarihat (ST) constituency[14][15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
RSP Kumari Kujur 42,539 31.93 -9.03
BJP Manoj Tigga 34,630 26.00 +5.31
INC Atul Subba 26,027 19.54 -5.18
JMM Jerome Lakra 22,541 16.92
Independent Ramesh Oraon 4,923
Rashtriya Deshaj Party Samir Beck 2,553
Turnout 133,213 82.67
RSP hold Swing
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Jalpaiguri district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 3 Increase2
Congress 3 Increase2
GJM-backed Independent 1 Increase0
Revolutionary Socialist Party 3 Decrease1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 2 Decrease3


1977-2006

In 2006[13] and 2001[12] state assembly elections, Kumari Kujur of RSP won the 14 Madarihat assembly seat (ST) defeating her nearest rivals Atul Suba of Congress and Narendra Nath Karjee of Trinamool Congress respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Sushil Kujur of RSP defeated Pushpa Rani Lily Kindo of Congress in 1996,[11] Tuna Toppo of Congress in 1991[10] and 1987,[9] and Jagat Baria of Congress in 1982.[8] A.H.Besterwitch of RSP defeated Dhirendra Narjinary of Congress in 1977.[7][16]

1962–1972

A.H.Besterwitch of RSP won in 1972,[6] 1971[5] and 1969.[4] D.N.Rai of Congress won in 1967.[3] A.H.Besterwich of RSP won in 1962.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 21 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  15. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Madarihat. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  16. ^ "14 - Madarihat (ST) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 August 2009. 
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