Phansidewa (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Phansidewa
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Phansidewa is located in West Bengal
Phansidewa
Phansidewa
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 26°35′N 88°22′E / 26.583°N 88.367°E / 26.583; 88.367Coordinates: 26°35′N 88°22′E / 26.583°N 88.367°E / 26.583; 88.367
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Darjeeling
Constituency No 27
Type Reserved for ST
Lok Sabha constituency 4 Darjeeling
Electoral system First past the post

Phansidewa (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Darjeeling 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. 27 Phansidewa (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (ST) covers Phansidewa and Kharibari community development blocks.[1]

Phansidewa (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
1951 Kurseong-Siliguri Tenzing Wangdi Indian National Congress[2]
George Mahbert Independent[2]
1957 Siliguri Satyendra Narayan Mazumdar Communist Party of India[3]
Tenzing Wangdi Indian National Congress [3]
1962 Phansidewa Tenzing Wangdi Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Tenzing Wangdi Indian National Congress [5]
1969 Iswar Chandra Tirkey Indian National Congress[6]
1971 Iswar Chandra Tirkey Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Iswar Chandra Tirkey Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Patras Minz Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Patras Minz Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Prokash Minz Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Prokash Minz Communist Party of India (Marxist) [12]
1996 Prokash Minz Communist Party of india (Marxist)[13]
2001 Prakash Minz Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Chhotan Kisku Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Sunil Chandra Tirkey Indian National Congress[16]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the West Bengal state assembly election, 2011, Sunil Chandra Tirkey of Congress defeated his nearest rival Chhotan Kiksu of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Phansidewa (ST) constituency[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Sunil Chandra Tirkey 61,388 43.19 Winner
CPI(M) Chhotan Kisku 59,151 41.61
Rashtriya Deshaj Party Junas Kerketta 7,536 5.30
BJP Dila Saibo 5,734 4.03
Kamtapur People's Party Helarius Ekka 4,114 2.89
Independent Sudhir Tirki 1,896 1.33
CPI(ML) Liberation Ram Ganesh Baraik 1,286 0.90
SUCI(C) Bhola Tirki 1,028 0.72
Turnout 142,133

1977–2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[15] Chhotan Kisku of CPI(M) won the Phansdewa (ST) assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Mamla Kujur of Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Prakash Minj of CPI(M) defeated Mamla Kujur of Congress in 2001.[14] Prokash Minz of CPI(M) defeated Chhabilal Minj of Congress in 1996,[13] and Iswar Chandra Tirkey of Congress in 1991[12] and 1987.[11] Patras Minj of CPI(M) defeated Iswar Chandra Tirkey of Congress in 1982[10] and Chacko Toresa Soreng of Congress in 1977.[9][17]

1962–1972[edit]

Iswar Chandra Tirkey of Congress won in 1972,[8] 1971[7] and 1969.[6] Tenzing Wangdi of Congress won in 1967[5] and 1962.[4] Prior to that the Phansidewa seat did not exist. In 1957 Satyendranath Mazumdar of CPI and Tenzing Wangdi of Congress won the Siliguri joint seat.[3]

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, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Comission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  17. ^ "26 - Phansidewa (ST) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 August 2009.