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Maynaguri (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

 

Maynaguri (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Maynaguri
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Maynaguri is located in West Bengal
Maynaguri
Maynaguri
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Jalpaiguri
Constituency No 16
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 3 Jalpaiguri (SC)
Electorate (year) 198,400 (2011)

Maynaguri (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.

Contents

  • Overview 1
  • Members of Legislative Assembly 2
  • Election results 3
    • 2014 bye election 3.1
    • 2011 3.2
    • 1977-2006 3.3
    • 1957–1972 3.4
  • References 4

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 16 Maynaguri (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) covers Maynaguri community development block,[1]

Maynaguri (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 3 Jalpaiguri (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Maynaguri Surendranath Roy Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Jajneswar Roy Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Kamini Mohan Roy Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Jajneswar Roy Indian National Congress[5]
1969 Jajneswar Roy Indian National Congress[6]
1971 Bijoy Krishna Mohanta Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Bijoy Krishna Mohanta Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Tarak Bandhu Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[9]
1982 Tarak Bandhu Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[10]
1987 Tarak Bandhu Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[11]
1991 Nityananda Adhikari Revolutionary Socialist Party[12]
1996 Bachchamohan roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[13]
2001 Bachchamohan Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party [14]
2006 Bachchamohan Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party[15]
2011 Ananta Deb Adhikari Revolutionary Socialist Party[16]
2014 bye election Ananta Deb Adhikari All India Trinamool Congress[17]

Election results

2014 bye election

In the 2014 by election, Ananta Deb Adhikari of All India Trinamool Congress defeated Dinabandhu Roy (Palu) of Revolutionary Socialist Party by 31,790 voes.[17]The former RSP MLA switched over to Trinamool Congress and had to face election again. [18]

2011

In the 2011 elections, Ananta Deb Adhikary of RSP defeated his nearest rival Juthika Roy Basunia of Trinamool Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Maynaguri (SC) constituency[16][19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
RSP Ananta Deb Adhikari 84,887 48.71
AITMC Juthika Roy Basunia 68,611 39.37 #
BJP Bibhas Chandra Paul 6,309 3.62
Independent Bharani Roy 5,100 2.93
Independent Dinesh Sinha 4,892 2.81
CPI(ML) Liberation Haripada Ray Lashkar 2,259
BSP Santi Kumar Sarkar 2,218
Turnout 174,276 87.84
RSP hold Swing
# Trinamool Congress did not contest this seat in 2006.
 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 the 2006,[15] 2001[14] and 1996 state assembly elections,[13] Bachchamohan Roy of RSP won the Maynaguri assembly seat (SC) defeating his nearest rivals Gokul Kumar Roy of BJP, Purnaprabha Barman of Trinamool Congress and Manmatha Ray Basunia of Congress respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Nityananda Adhikary of RSP defeated Manamatha Ray Basunia of Congress in 1991.[12] Tarak Bandhu Roy of RSP defeated Manmatha Ray Basunia of Congress in 1987,[11] Mridulendra Deb Rakshit of ICS in 1982[10] and Bhabendra Nath Roy Hakim of Janata Party in 1977.[9][20]

1957–1972

Bijoy Krishna Mohanta of Congress won in 1972[8] and 1971.[7] Jajneswar Roy of Congress won in 1969[6] and 1967.[5] Kamini Mohan Roy of Congress won in 1962.[4] Janjneswar Roy of Congress won in 1957.[3] In independent India’s first election in 1951,[2] Surendra Nath Roy of Congress won from Mainaguri. Jajneswar Roy and Mangaldas Bhagat, both of Congress, won from the Central Duars joint seat.

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 30 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  17. ^ a b "General/Bye election to Vidhan Sabha Trends and Results 2014". Constituency-wise results. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  18. ^ "Former Left Front MLAs turn TMC candidates". The Hindu, 10 April 2014. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  19. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Maynaguri. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  20. ^ "17 - Mainaguri (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 August 2009. 
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