Matigara-Naxalbari (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Matigara-Naxalbari
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Matigara-Naxalbari is located in West Bengal
Matigara-Naxalbari
Matigara-Naxalbari
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 26°43′N 88°23′E / 26.717°N 88.383°E / 26.717; 88.383Coordinates: 26°43′N 88°23′E / 26.717°N 88.383°E / 26.717; 88.383
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Darjeeling
Constituency No 25
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 4 Darjeeling
Electoral system First past the post

Matigara-Naxalbari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Darjeeling district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 25 Matigara-Naxalbari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) covers Naxalbari community development block, and Atharakhai, Champasari (excluding villages Sitong Forest, Sivoke Hill Forest and Sivoke Forest), Matigara I, Matigara II, Patharghata gram panchayats of Matigara community development block.[1]

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

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2011 Matigara-Naxalbari Sankar Malakar Indian National Congress[2]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the West Bengal state assembly election, 2011, Sankar Malakar of Congress defeated his nearest rival Jharen Roy of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Matigara-Naxalbari (SC) constituency[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Sankar Malakar 74,334 45.19 Winner
CPI(M) Jharen Roy 67,501 41.03
Kamtapur Progressive Party Atul Chandra Roy 11,906 7.23
BJP Asim Sarkar 7,351 4.46
CPI(ML) Liberation Dipu Haldar 3,391 2.06
Turnout 164,483

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 30 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014.