Tufanganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Tufanganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Tufanganj is located in West Bengal
Tufanganj
Tufanganj
Tufanganj is located in India
Tufanganj
Tufanganj
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 26°19′N 89°40′E / 26.317°N 89.667°E / 26.317; 89.667Coordinates: 26°19′N 89°40′E / 26.317°N 89.667°E / 26.317; 89.667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
Constituency No 9
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 2 Alipurduars (ST)
Electorate (year) 183,075 (2011)

Tufanganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Cooch Behar district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 9 Tufanganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Tufanganj municipality, Tufanganj II community development block, and Andaran Fulbari I, Balabhut, Dhalpal I, Nakkatigachh gram panchayats of Tufanganj I community development block.[1]

Tufanganj (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
1957 Tufanganj Jatindra Nath Sinha Sarker Indian National Congress[2]
1962 Jiban Krishna Dey Communist Party of India[3]
1967 I.S.Sen Indian National Congress[4]
1969 Akshay Kumar Barma Indian National Congress[5]
1971 Sisir Isore Indian National Congress[6]
1972 Sisir Isore Indian National Congress[7]
1977 Manindra Nath Barma Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1982 Manindranath Barma Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1987 Manindranath Barma Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1991 Debendranath Barman Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1996 Puspa Chandra Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
2001 Puspa Chandra Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2006 Alaka Barman Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2011 Arghya Roy Pradhan All India Trinamul Congress[15]

2016 Election[edit]

In the West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 2016, Fazal Karim Miah of TMC defeated his nearest rival Shyamal Chowdhury of Congress.

West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 2016: Tufanganj constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Fazal Karim Miah 85,052 44.20 % Winner
INC Shyamal Chowdhury 69,782 36.26 %
BJP Bivas Sen Ishore 30,048 15.60 %
Independent Manoj Kumar Mandal 1,958
KPP Nubash Barman 1,744
SUCI(C) Santana Datta 1,320
NOTA None of the Above 2,498
Turnout 192,402

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 elections, Arghya Roy Pradhan of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Dhananjoy Rava of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Tufanganj constituency [15][16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Arghya Roy Pradhan 73,721 45.02 #
CPI(M) Dhanonjoy Rava 67,539 41.24 -13.34
BJP Bimal Kumar Sarkar 17,220 10.52
Independent Shiben Barman 2,817
Independent Ganesh Dakua 2,463
Turnout 163,760 89.45
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


1972-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[14] Alaka Barman of CPI(M) won the 9 Tufanganj (SC) Assembly seat defeating her nearest rival Malati Rava (Ray) of BJP. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Puspa Chandra Das of CPI(M) defeated Sachindra Chandra Das representing Trinamool Congress in 2001[13] and representing Congress in 1996.[12] Debendranath Barman of CPI(M) defeated Mahesh Chandra Barman of Congress in 1991.[11] Manindranath Barma of CPI(M) defeated Sisir Isore of Congress in 1987,[10] Sankar Sen Ishore of Congress in 1982[9] and Surendra Narayan Roy Kungar of Congress in 1977.[8][17]

1957-1972[edit]

During 1967 to 1972 Tufanganj was a reserved seat for SC. Sisir Isore of Congress won in 1972[7] and 1971.[6] Akshay Kumar Barma of Congress won in 1969.[5] I.S.Sen of Congress won in 1967.[4] In 1962 and 1957, it was an open seat. Jiban Krishna Dey of CPI won in 1962.[3] Jatindra Nath Sinha Sarker of Congress won in 1957.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, Indi a, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  16. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Tufanganj. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  17. ^ "9 - Tufanganj (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 August 2009.