Jalpaiguri (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Jalpaiguri
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Jalpaiguri is located in West Bengal
Jalpaiguri
Jalpaiguri
Jalpaiguri is located in India
Jalpaiguri
Jalpaiguri
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 26°31′N 88°44′E / 26.517°N 88.733°E / 26.517; 88.733Coordinates: 26°31′N 88°44′E / 26.517°N 88.733°E / 26.517; 88.733
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Jalpaiguri
Constituency No 17
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 3 Jalpaiguri (SC)
Electorate (year) 207,619 (2011)

Jalpaiguri (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Jalpaiguri 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. 17 Jalpaiguri (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) covers Jalpaiguri municipality, and Arabinda, Bahadur, Boalmari Nandanpur, Garalbari, Kharia, Kharija Berubari I, Kharija Berubari II, Mondalghat, Nagar Berubari and South Berubari gram panchayats of Jalpaiguri community development block,[1]

Jalpaiguri (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 3 Jalpaiguri (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Jalpaiguri Ashrumati Devi Indian National Congress[2]
Khagendra Nath Dasgupta Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Sarojendra Deb Raikut Indian National Congress[3]
Khagendra Nath Dasgupta Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Khagendra Nath Dasgupta Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Khagendra Nath Dasgupta Indian National Congress[5]
1969 Naresh Chandra Chakraborty Communist Party of India[6]
1971 Anupam Sen Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Anupam Sen Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Nirmal Kumar Bose All India Forward Bloc[9]
1982 Nirmal Kumar Bose All India Forward Bloc[10]
1987 Nirmal Kumar Bose All India Forward Bloc[11]
1991 Anupam Sen Indian National Congress[12]
1996 Anupam Sen Indian National Congress[13]
2001 Gobinda Roy All India Forward Bloc [14]
2006 Debaprasad Roy Indian National Congress[15]
2011 Sukh Bilas Barma Indian National Congress[16]

2016 Election[edit]

West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 2016: Jalpaiguri (SC) constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Dharitri Mohan Roy 89396
INC Sukh Bilas Barma 94553
BJP Tapan Roy 16029
Turnout

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Sukh Bilas Barma of Congress defeated his nearest rival Gobinda Chandra Roy of AIFB.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Jalpaiguri (SC) constituency[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Sukh Bilas Barma 86,273 48.64 -2.37#
Forward Bloc Gobinda Chandra Roy 75,222 42.41 -1.32
BJP Sisir Kanti Mondal 6,108 3.44
BSP Jiban Krishna Majumder 3,213
Independent Laxmi Kanta Roy 2,773
SUCI(C) Haribhakta Sardar 1,930
Amra Bangalee Mahadeb Chandra Das 1,844
Turnout 177,363 85.43
INC hold Swing -1.05#

.# 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]

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[15] Deba Prasad Roy of Congress won the Jalpaiguri assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Gobinda Roy of Forward Bloc. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 2001,[14] Gobinda Roy of Forward Bloc defeated Anupam Sen representing Trinamool Congress. Anupam Sen representing Congress defeated of Sudhansu Majumdar of Forward Bloc in 1996[13] and Nirmal Kumar Bose of Forward Bloc in 1991,[12] Nirmal Kumar Bose of Forward Bloc defeated Anupam Sen of Congress in 1987[11] and 1982,[10] and Devendra Mohan Sarkar of Janata Party in 1977.[9][18]

1951–1972[edit]

Anupam Sen of Congress won in 1972[8] and 1971.[7] Nares Chandra Chakravorty of CPI won in 1969.[6] Khagendra Nath Dasgupta of Congress won in 1967[5] and 1962.[4] Prior to that Jalpaiguri was a joint seat. Sarojendra Deb Raikut and Khagendra Nath Dasgupta, both of Congress, won in 1957.[3] In independent India’s first election in 1951, Ashrumati Devi and Khagendra Nath Dasgupta, both of Congress, won.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 30 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 c "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". Jalpaiguri. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  18. ^ "20 - Jalpaiguri Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 August 2009.