Matigara-Naxalbari (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Type||Reserved for SC|
|Lok Sabha constituency||4 Darjeeling|
|Electoral system||First past the post|
Matigara-Naxalbari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: মাটিগাড়া-নক্সলবাড়ি বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Darjeeling district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 25 Matigara-Naxalbari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) covers Naxalbari community development block, and Atharakhai, Champasari (excluding villages Sitong Forest, Sivoke Hill Forest and Sivoke Forest), Matigara I, Matigara II, Patharghata gram panchayats of Matigara community development block.
Members of Legislative Assembly
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|2011||Matigara-Naxalbari||Sankar Malakar||Indian National Congress|
In the West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 2016, Sankar Malakar of Congress defeated his nearest rival Amar Sinha of TMC.
|Trinamool Congress||Amar Sinha||67,814||32.38|
|SUCI(C)||Kshitish Chandra Roy||1,138||0.54|
|NOTA||None of the Above||3,307||1.58|
In the West Bengal state assembly election, 2011, Sankar Malakar of Congress defeated his nearest rival Jharen Roy of CPI(M).
|Kamtapur Progressive Party||Atul Chandra Roy||11,906||7.23|
|CPI(ML) Liberation||Dipu Haldar||3,391||2.06|
|INC win (new seat)|
- "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 30 June 2014.
- "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014.