Sitai (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Sitai
Sitai is located in West Bengal
Sitai
Sitai
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 26°03′38″N 89°19′06″E / 26.06056°N 89.31833°E / 26.06056; 89.31833Coordinates: 26°03′38″N 89°19′06″E / 26.06056°N 89.31833°E / 26.06056; 89.31833
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
Constituency No 6
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 1 Cooch Behar (SC)
Electorate (year) 209,081 (2011)

Sitai (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Cooch Behar 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. 6 Sitai (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Sitai community development block and Bara Atiabari I, Bara Atiabari II, Bara Soulmari, Bhetaguri II, Gitaldaha I, Gitaldaha II, Gosanimari I, Gosanimari II, Matalhat, Okrabari and Petla Putimari II gram panchayats of Dinhata I community development block.[1]

Sitai (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 1 Cooch Behar (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1967 Sitai Dr. Md. Fazle Haque Indian National Congress[2]
1969 Dr. Md. Fazle Haque Indian National Congress[3]
1971 Dr. Md. Fazle Haque Indian National Congress[4]
1972 Dr. Md.Fazle Haque Indian National Congress[5]
1977 Dipak Sengupta Forward Bloc[6]
1982 Dipak Sengupta Forward Bloc[7]
1987 Dipak Sengupta Forward Bloc[8]
1991 Dipak Sengupta Forward Bloc[9]
1996 Dr. Md. Fazle Haq Independent [10]
2001 Nripenra Nath Roy Forward Bloc[11]
2006 Dr.Md. Fazle Haque Indian National Congress[12]
2011 Keshab Chandra Roy Indian National Congress[13]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Keshab Chandra Roy of Congress defeated his nearest rival Dipak Kumar Roy of AIFB.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Sitai (SC) constituency[13][14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Keshab Chandra Ray 79,791 46.63 -0.67
Forward Bloc Dipak Kumar Roy 78,214 45.71 +1.62
BJP Brajo Gobinda Barman 5,185 3.03
Independent Bhajan Biswas 2,904
SUCI Anil Chandra Barman Roy 2,035
Independent Goutam Barman 1,613
Independent Tapas Barman 1,220
Turnout 171,102 81.84
INC hold Swing - 2.29
e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Cooch Behar district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 4 Increase3
Indian National Congress 1 Increase0
Forward bloc 4 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease4


1972-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[12] Dr. Md. Fazle Haque of Congress won the Sitai seat defeating his nearest rival Nripendra Nath Roy of Forward Bloc. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 2001,[11] Nripendra Nath Roy of Forward Bloc defeated Dr. Md. Fazle Haque of Congress. In 1996,[10] Dr. Md. Fazle Haque, Independent, defeated Nripendra Nath Roy of Forward Bloc. Dipak Sengupta of Forward Block defeated Dr. Md. Fazle Haque of Congress in 1991,[9] 1987[8] and 1982,[7] and Sushil Roy Sarkar of Congress in 1977.[6][15]

1967-1972[edit]

Dr. Md Fazle Haque of Congress won the seat in 1972,[5] 1971,[4] 1969[3] and 1967.[2] Prior to that the seat was not there.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  14. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Sitai. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  15. ^ "6 - Sitai Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 August 2009.