Mathabhanga (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Mathabhanga
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Mathabhanga is located in West Bengal
Mathabhanga
Mathabhanga
Mathabhanga is located in India
Mathabhanga
Mathabhanga
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 26°20′N 89°13′E / 26.333°N 89.217°E / 26.333; 89.217Coordinates: 26°20′N 89°13′E / 26.333°N 89.217°E / 26.333; 89.217
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
Constituency No 2
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 1 Cooch Behar (SC)
Electorate (year) 193,926 (2011)

Mathabhanga (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. 2 Mathabhanga (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) covers Mathabhanga municipality, Mathabhanga II community development block, and Hazrahat I, Hazrahat II and Pachagarh gram panchayats of Mathabhanga I community development block.[1]

Mathabhanga (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
1951 Mathabhanga Sarada Prasad Pramanick Indian National Congress[2]
1957 Sarada Prasad Pramanick Indian National Congress[3]
1962 Mahendra Nath Dakua Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Dinesh Chanra Dakua Communist Party of India (Marxist)[5]
1969 Birendranath Roy Indian National Congress[6]
1971 Birendranath Roy Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Birendranath Roy Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Dinesh Chandra Dakua Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Dinesh Chandra Dakua Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Dinesh Chandra Dakua Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Dinesh Chandra Dakua Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
1996 Dinesh Chandra Dakua Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2001 Dinesh Chandra Dakua Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Ananta Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Binay Krishna Barman All India Trinamul Congress[16]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Binay Krishna Barman of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Ananta Roy of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Mathabhanga (SC) constituency [16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Binay Krishna Barman 78,249 46.94 #
CPI(M) Ananta Roy 72,925 43.74 -11.18
BJP Sushil Barman 11,308 6.78
Independent Mantu Barman 2,919
BSP Tilak Chand Barman 1,954
Independent Hare Krishan Sarkar 1,079
Turnout 166,710 85.97
Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M) Swing

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

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


1977–2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[15] Ananta Roy of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) won the Mathabhanga seat defeating Hem Chandra Barman of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Dinesh Chandra Dakua of CPI(M) won the seat six times in a row from 1977 to 2001, and also in 1967. He defeated Binoy Krishna Barman of the Trinamool Congress in 2001,[14] Jatindranath Barman of the Indian National Congress in 1996,[13] Prasenjit Barman of Congress in 1991,[12] Jatindranath Barman of Congress in 1987,[11] Hitendra Nath Pramanik of Congress on 1982[10] and Pratap Singha in 1977.[9][18]

1951-1972[edit]

Birendranath Roy of Congress won in 1972,[8] 1971[7] and 1969.[6] Dinesh Chandra Dakua of CPI(M) won in 1967.[5] Mahendra Nath Dakua of Congress won in 1962.[4] Sarada Prasad Pramanick of Congress won in 1957[3] and in independent India's first election in 1951.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 29 August 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "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". Mathabhanga. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "3 - Mathabhanga (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 August 2009.