Alipurduars (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Alipurduars
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Alipurduars is located in West Bengal
Alipurduars
Alipurduars
Alipurduars is located in India
Alipurduars
Alipurduars
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 26°30′N 89°31′E / 26.500°N 89.517°E / 26.500; 89.517Coordinates: 26°30′N 89°31′E / 26.500°N 89.517°E / 26.500; 89.517
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Alipurduar
Constituency No 12
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 2 Alipurduars (ST)
Electorate (year) 200,585 (2011)

Alipurduars (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Alipurduar district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 12 Alipurduars (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Alipurduar municipality, Alipurduar Railway Junction, Banchukamari, Chakowakheti, Mathura, Parorpar, Patlakhawa, Shalkumar I, Shalkumar II, Tapsikhata, Vivekananda II, Vivekananda I gram panchayats of Alipurduar I community development block, and Chaporerpar I, Chaporerpar II, and Tatpara II gram panchayats of Alipurduar II community development block.[1]

Alipurduars (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
1951 Alipuduars Pijush Kanti Mukherjee Indian National Congress[2]
Dhirandra Brahma Mandal Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Pijush Kanti Mukherjee Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Pijush Kanti Mukherjee Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Nani Bhattacharya Revolutionary Socialist Party[5]
1969 Nani Bhattacharya Revolutionary Socialist Party[6]
1971 Narayan Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Narayan Bhattacharya Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Nani Bhattacharya Revolutionary Socialist Party[9]
1982 Nani Bhattacharya Revolutionary Socialist Party[10]
1987 Nani Bhattacharya Revolutionary Socialist Party[11]
1991 Nirmal Das Revolutionary Socialist Party[12]
1996 Nirmal Das Revolutionary Socialist Party[13]
2001 Nirmal Das Revolutionary Socialist Party [14]
2006 Nirmal Das Revolutionary Socialist Party[15]
2011 Debaprasad Roy Indian National Congress[16]

2016 Election[edit]

In the West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 2016, Sourav Chakraborty of TMC defeated his nearest rival Biswaranjan Sarkar of Congress.

West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 2016: Alipurduars constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Sourav Chakraborty 89,695 44.088% Winner
INC Biswaranjan Sarkar 77,737 38%
BJP Kushal Chatterjee 20,098 10%
RSP Nirmal Das 7,324
SUCI(C) Alokesh Das 2,308
Amra Bangalee Dalendra Nath Ray 1,341
Independent Santosh Kumar Balo 989
BSP Gouri Roy 974
NOTA None of the Above 2,980
Turnout 203,446

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Debaprasad Roy of Congress defeated his nearest rival Kshiti Goswami of RSP.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Alipurduars constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Debaprasad Roy 79,604 46.02 +1.96#
RSP Kshiti Goswami 72,822 42.1 -7.87
BJP Manik Chandra Saha 8,238 4.76
Independent Santosh Kumar Balo 3,072 1.78
JMM Manohar Bhagat 1,864
SUCI(C) Abhijit Roy 1,508
CPI(ML) Liberation Chanchal Kumar Das 1,438
Independent Parimal Roy 1,396
Independent Sanjit Das 1,301
BSP Mantu Barman 1,195
Rashtriya Deshaj Party Bishwanath Gop 530
Turnout 172,969 86.23
INC gain from RSP Swing 8.83

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together 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]

Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In the 2006,[15] 2001,[14] 1996[13] and 1991[12] state assembly elections, Nirmal Das of RSP defeated Sourav Chakraborty of Congress, Prasanta Narayan Majumdar of Trinamool Congress, Manindralal Rakshit of Congress and Biswa Ranjan Sarkar of Congress respectively. Nani Bhattacharya of RSP defeated Debabrata Chatterjee of Congress in 1987,[11] Pallab Ghosh of Congress in 1982[10] and Narayan Bhattachary of Congress in 1977.[9][18]

1951–1972[edit]

Narayan Bhattacharya of Congress won in 1972[8] and 1971.[7] Nani Bhattacharya of RSP won in 1969[6] and 1967.[5] Pijush Kanti Mukherjee of Congress won in 1962[4] and 1957.[3] In independent India’s first election in 1951,[2] it was a joint seat. Pijush Kanti Mukherjee and Dhirandra Brahma Mandal, both of Congress, won.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 21 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  17. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Alipurduars. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  18. ^ "12 - Alipurduars Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 August 2009.