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Siliguri (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

 

Siliguri (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Siliguri
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Siliguri is located in West Bengal
Siliguri
Siliguri
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Darjeeling
Constituency No 26
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 4 Darjeeling
Electoral system First past the post

Siliguri (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Darjeeling district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Contents

  • Overview 1
  • Members of Legislative Assembly 2
  • Election results 3
    • 2011 3.1
    • 1977-2006 3.2
    • 1951–1972 3.3
  • References 4

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 26 Siliguri (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers ward nos. 1 to 30 and 45 to 47 of Siliguri municipal corporation.[1]

Siliguri (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 4 Darjeeling (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Kurseong-Siliguri Tenzing Wangdi Indian National Congress[2]
George Mahbert Independent[2]
1957 Siliguri Satyendra Narayan Mazumdar Communist Party of India[3]
Tenzing Wangdi Indian National Congress [3]
1962 Jagadish Chandra Bhattacharjee Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Arun Kumar Moitra Indian National Congress [5]
1969 Prem Thapa Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League[6]
1971 Arun Kumar Moitra Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Arun Kumar Moitra Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Biren Bose Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Biren Bose Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Gour Chakraborty Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Ashok Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist) [12]
1996 Ashok Bhattacharya Communist Party of india (Marxist)[13]
2001 Ashok Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Ashok Bhattacharya Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Rudra Nath Bhattacharya All India Trinamool Congress[16]

Ward Nos. 31 to 44 of Siliguri municipal corporation are covered by Dabgram-Phulbari (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Election results

2011

In the West Bengal state assembly election, 2011, Rudra Nath Bhattacharya of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Ashok Narayan Bhattacharya of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Siliguri constituency[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Rudra Nath Bhattacharya 72019 48.07 Winner
CPI(M) Asok Narayan Bhattacharya 67013 44.73
BJP Arun Prasad Sarker 6069 4.05
Independent Hardwar Singh 1310 0.87
BSP Shankar Das 1054 0.70
LJP Hiralal Paswan 1028 0.68
Amra Bangalee Khushi Ranjan Mondal 811 0.54
JD(U) Adhir Singha 503 0.33
Turnout 149807
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing

1977-2006

In the 2006,[15] 2001,[14] 1996[13] and 1991[12] state assembly elections, Ashok Bhattacharya of CPI(M) won the Siliguri assembly seat defeating Nantu Paul of Congress, Prasanta Nandy of Trinamool Congress, Sankar Malakar of Congress and Prasanta Nandy of Congress, respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Gour Chakraborty of CPI(M) defeated Prasanta Nandy of Congress in 1987.[11] Biren Bose of CPI(M) defeated Krishnendra Narayan Chowdhury and Arun Kumar Moitra, both of Congress, in 1982[10] and 1977,[9] respectively.[17]

1951–1972

Arun Kumar Moitra of Congress won in 1972[8] and 1971.[7] Prem Thapa of

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 30 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  17. ^ "25 - Siliguri Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 August 2009. 

References

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