Nagrakata (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Nagrakata
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Nagrakata is located in West Bengal
Nagrakata
Nagrakata
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 26°54′09″N 88°54′21″E / 26.90250°N 88.90583°E / 26.90250; 88.90583Coordinates: 26°54′09″N 88°54′21″E / 26.90250°N 88.90583°E / 26.90250; 88.90583
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Jalpaiguri
Constituency No 21
Type Reserved for ST
Lok Sabha constituency 2 Alipurduars (ST)
Electorate (year) 183,650 (2011)

Nagrakata (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. 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.[1]

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

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1962 Nagrakata Budhu Bhagat Indian National Congress[2]
1967 Budhu Bhagat Indian National Congress[3]
1969 Bhudhu Bhagat Indian National Congress[4]
1971 Punai Oraon Communist Party of India (Marxist) [5]
1972 Prem Oraon Communist Party of India[6]
1977 Punai Oraon Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1982 Punai Oraon Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1987 Chaitan Munda Communist Party of India (Marxst)[9]
1991 Chaitan Munda Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1996 Chaitan Munda Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
2001 Chaitan Munda Communist Party of india (Marxist)[12]
2006 Sukhmoith (Piting) Oraon Communist Party of india (Marxistt)[13]
2011 Joseph Munda Indian National Congress[14]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

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[14][15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Joseph Munda 46,537 30.27 -14.81#
CPI(M) Sukhmoith (Piting) Oraon 43,774 28.47 -17.55
JMM William Minj 40,664 26.45 ##
Independent Rajesh Lakra 20,778 13.51
Turnout 153,753 83.72
INC 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.

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 state assembly elections,[13]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,[12] Victor Lakra of Congress in 1996[11] and Bhadeya Oraon of Congress in 1991.[10] Sukra Oraon of CPI(M) defeated Bhadea Oraon of Congress in 1987.[9] Punai Oraon of CPI(M) defeated Tuna Oraon of Congress in 1982[8] and Hemraj Bhagat of Congress in 1977.[7][16]

1962–1972[edit]

Prem Oraon of CPI won in 1972.[6] Punai Oraon of CPI(M) won in 1971.[5] Budhu Bhagat of Congress won in 1969,[4] 1967[3] and 1962.[2] In 1957 Mangru Bhagat of CPI and Budhu Bhagat of Congress won the Mal (ST) joint seat.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 21 June 2001. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  15. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Nagrakata. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  16. ^ "16 - Nagrakata (ST) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 August 2009. 
  17. ^ "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014.