Nagrakata (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Type||Reserved for ST|
|Lok Sabha constituency||2 Alipurduars (ST)|
|Electorate (year)||183,650 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 21 Nagrakata (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (ST) covers Nagrakata community development block, Matiali community development block and Banarhat II and Chamurchi gram panchayats of Dhupguri community development block.
In the 2011 election, Joseph Munda of Congress defeated his nearest rival Sukhmoith Oraon of CPI(M).
|West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Nagrakata (ST) constituency |
|CPI(M)||Sukhmoith (Piting) Oraon||43,774||28.47||-17.55|
|Congress gain from CPI(M)||Swing|
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006. ## JMM did not contest this seat in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||3||1|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||2||3|
In the 2006 state assembly elections, Sukhmoith (Piting) Oraon of CPI(M) won the 16 Nagrakata (ST) seat defeating his nearest rival Shankar Barik of Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Chaitan Munda of CPI(M) defeated Ganesh Oraon of Trinamool Congress in 2001, Victor Lakra of Congress in 1996 and Bhadeya Oraon of Congress in 1991. Sukra Oraon of CPI(M) defeated Bhadea Oraon of Congress in 1987. Punai Oraon of CPI(M) defeated Tuna Oraon of Congress in 1982 and Hemraj Bhagat of Congress in 1977.
Prem Oraon of CPI won in 1972. Punai Oraon of CPI(M) won in 1971. Budhu Bhagat of Congress won in 1969, 1967 and 1962. In 1957 Mangru Bhagat of CPI and Budhu Bhagat of Congress won the Mal (ST) joint seat.
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