Alipurduars (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Alipurduars is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 26°30′N 89°31′E / 26.500°N 89.517°E / 26.500; 89.517Coordinates: 26°30′N 89°31′E / 26.500°N 89.517°E / 26.500; 89.517
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Jalpaiguri
Constituency No 12
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 2 Alipurduars (ST)
Electorate (year) 200,585 (2011)

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


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.[1]

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

Election results[edit]


In the 2011 elections, Debaprasad Roy of Congress defeated his nearest rival Kshiti Goswami of RSP.

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West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Alipurduars constituency [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Debaprasad Roy 79,604 46.02 +1.96#
BJP Manik Chandra Saha 8,238 4.76
Independent Santosh Kumar Balo 3,072 1.78
JMM Manohar Bhagat 1,864
SUCI Abhijit Roy 1,508
CPI(ML)(L) Chanchal Kumar Das 1,438
Independent Parimal Roy 1,396
Independent Sanjit Das 1,301
BSP Mantu Barman 1,195
Rashtriya Deshaj Party Bishwanath Gop 530
Turnout 172,969 86.23
INC gain from RSP Swing 8.83

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.

e • d 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


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.[5]


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.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2009-08-29. 
  2. ^ "Alipurduars". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-06-01. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Alipurduars. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-06-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Alipurduars. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-06-01. 
  5. ^ "12 - Alipurduars Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2009-08-29. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2009-08-29.