Tapan (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Tapan
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Tapan is located in West Bengal
Tapan
Tapan
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 25°17′19″N 88°34′35″E / 25.28861°N 88.57639°E / 25.28861; 88.57639Coordinates: 25°17′19″N 88°34′35″E / 25.28861°N 88.57639°E / 25.28861; 88.57639
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Dakshin Dinajpur
Constutuency No 40
Type Reserved for ST
Lok Sabha constituency 6. Balurghat
Electorate (year) 156,773 (2011)

Tapan (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Dakshin Dinajpur 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. 40 Tapan (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (ST) covers Dwipkhanda, Gophanagar, Harsura, Malancha and Tapan Chandipur gram panchayats of Tapan community development block, and Boaldar, Chak Vrigu, Jalghar, Bolla, Danga, Gpalbati, Najirpur and Patiram gram panchayats of Balurghat community development block,[1]

Tapan (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (ST) is part of No. 6 Balurghat (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1962 Tapan Nathaniel Murmu Revolutionary Socialist Party[2]
1967 Nathaniel Murmu Revolutionary Socialist Party [3]
1969 Nathanel Murmu Revolutionary Socialist Party[4]
1971 Patrash Hembram Indian National Congress[5]
1972 Patrash Hembrom Indian National Congress[6]
1977 Nathaniel Murmu Revolutionary Socialist Party[7]
1982 Khara Soren Revolutionary Socialist Party[8]
1987 Khara Soren Revolutionary Socialist Party[9]
1991 Khara Soren Revolutionary Socialist Party[10]
1996 Khara Soren Revolutionary Socialist Party[11]
2001 Khara Soren Revolutionary Socialist Party[12]
2006 Khara Soren Revolutionary Socialist Party[13]
2011 Bachchu Hansda All India Trinamool Congress[14]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Bachchu Hansda of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Khara Soren of RSP.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Tapan (ST) constituency[14][15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Bachchu Hansda 72,643 51.61 #
RSP Khara Soren 53,986 38.36 -18.43
BJP Colombas Tirki 6,518 4.63
BSP Nitai Kisku 1,931
JMM Bajal Soren 1,686
Independent Sobindra Nath Mahato 1,670
Independent Ukil Kujur 1,238
CPI(ML) Liberation Rayman Kisku 1,081
Turnout 140,753 89.78
AITMC gain from RSP Swing #

.# Trinamool Congress did not contest the seat in 2006.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Dakshin Dinajpur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 5 Increase5
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Decrease2
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease2

Note: New constituency – 1 (See template talk page for details)


1977–2006[edit]

Khara Soren of RSP won the Tapan (ST) assembly seat six times in a row, defeating his nearest rivals Columbus Tirkey of BJP in 2006,[13] Anony Uraw of Trinamool Congress in 2001,[12] Lakshmi Ram Hembram of Congress in 1996[11] and 1991,[10] Japan Bhonajala of Congress in 1987,[9] and Japan Hasda of Congress in 1982.[8] Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Natheniel Murmu of RSP defeated Sebastian Tudu of Congress in 1977.[7][16]

1962–1972[edit]

Patrash Hembram of Congress won in 1972[6] and 1971.[5] Nathaniel Murmu of RSP/ Independent, won in 1969,[4] 1967[3] and 1962.[2] Prior to the Tapan seat was not there.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  15. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Tapan. Empowering India. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  16. ^ "36 - Tapan (ST) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 September 2010.