Mal (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Mal
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Mal is located in West Bengal
Mal
Mal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 26°51′N 88°45′E / 26.850°N 88.750°E / 26.850; 88.750Coordinates: 26°51′N 88°45′E / 26.850°N 88.750°E / 26.850; 88.750
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Jalpaiguri
Constituency No 20
Type Reserved for ST
Lok Sabha constituency 3 Jalpaiguri (SC)
Electorate (year) 182,297 (2011)

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

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 20 Mal (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Mal municipality and Mal community development block,[1]

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

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Western Duars Sasadhar Kar Indian National Congress[2]
Munda Antoni Topno Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Mal Mangru Bhagat Communist Party of India[3]
Budhu Bhagat Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Barendra Krishna Bhowmick Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Antoni Topno Indian National Congress[5]
1969 Antony Topno Indian National Congress[6]
1971 Antony Topno Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Antony Topno Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Mohanlal Oraon Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Mohanlal Oraon Communsit Party of india (Marxist)[10]
1987 Mohanlal Oraon Communist Party of india (Marxist)[11]
1991 Jagannath Oraon Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Jagannath Oraon Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2001 Somra Lakra Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Somra Lakra Communist Party of india (Marxist) [15]
2011 Bulu Chik Baraik Communist Party of India (Marxist)[16]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Bulu Chik Baraik of CPI(M) defeated his nearest rival Hiramoni Oraon of Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Mal (ST) constituency [16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Bulu Chik Baraik 62,037 39.69 -8.74
INC Hiramoni Oraon 57,821 36.99 -8.78#
JMM Ganga Beck 21,756 13.92
Independent Shibani Oraon 5,724 3.66
BJP Baliram Ekka 5,006 3.20
BSP Anjali Malo 3,976 2.54
Turnout 156,320 85.75
CPI(M) hold Swing 0.04#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006. JMM did not contest the seat 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


1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006[15] and 2001 state assembly elections,[14] Somra Lakra of CPI(M) won the Mal (ST) assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Turi Kol Munda and Shyam Bhagat, both of Congress, respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Jagannath Oraon of CPI(M) defeated Turi Kule Munda and Shyam Bhagat, both of Congress, in 1996[13] and 1991.[12] Mohanlal Oraon of CPI(M) defeated Aao Kalndi of Congress in 1987,[11] Suman Tirkey of Congress in 1982[10] and Antani Topno of Congress in 1977.[9][18]

1957–1972[edit]

Antoni Topno of Congress won in 1972,[8] 1971,[7] 1969[6] and 1967.[5] Barendra Krishna Bhowmick of Congress won in 1962.[4] In 1957,[3] Mal was a joint seat. Mangru Bhagat of CPI and Budhu Bhagat of Congress, won. In independent India’s first election in 1951, Sasadhar Kar and Munda Antoni Topno, both of Congress, won the Western Duars seat.[2]

References[edit]

  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 18 June 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "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. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Mal. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  18. ^ "18 - Mal (ST) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 197. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 August 2009.