Alipurduars (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Lok Sabha constituency||2 Alipurduars (ST)|
|Electorate (year)||200,585 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 12 Alipurduars (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Alipurduar municipality, Alipurduar Railway Junction, Banchukamari, Chakowakheti, Mathura, Parorpar, Patlakhawa, Shalkumar I, Shalkumar II, Tapsikhata, Vivekananda II, Vivekananda I gram panchayats of Alipurduar I community development block, and Chaporerpar I, Chaporerpar II, and Tatpara II gram panchayats of Alipurduar II community development block.
In the 2011 elections, Debaprasad Roy of Congress defeated his nearest rival Kshiti Goswami of RSP.
|West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Alipurduars constituency |
|BJP||Manik Chandra Saha||8,238||4.76|
|Independent||Santosh Kumar Balo||3,072||1.78|
|CPI(ML)(L)||Chanchal Kumar Das||1,438|
|Rashtriya Deshaj Party||Bishwanath Gop||530|
|INC gain from RSP||Swing||8.83|
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||3||1|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||2||3|
Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In the 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 state assembly elections, Nirmal Das of RSP defeated Sourav Chakraborty of Congress, Prasanta Narayan Majumdar of Trinamool Congress, Manindralal Rakshit of Congress and Biswa Ranjan Sarkar of Congress respectively. Nani Bhattacharya of RSP defeated Debabrata Chatterjee of Congress in 1987, Pallab Ghosh of Congress in 1982 and Narayan Bhattachary of Congress in 1977.
Narayan Bhattacharya of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Nani Bhattacharya of RSP won in 1969 and 1967. Pijush Kanti Mukherjee of Congress won in 1962 and 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951, it was a joint seat. Pijush Kanti Mukherjee and Dhirandra Brahma Mandal, both of Congress, won.
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