Kalchini (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Kalchini
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Kalchini is located in West Bengal
Kalchini
Kalchini
Location in West Bengal
Kalchini is located in India
Kalchini
Kalchini
Kalchini (India)
Coordinates: 26°41′34″N 89°28′18″E / 26.69278°N 89.47167°E / 26.69278; 89.47167Coordinates: 26°41′34″N 89°28′18″E / 26.69278°N 89.47167°E / 26.69278; 89.47167
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictAlipurduar
Constituency No11
TypeReserved for ST
Lok Sabha constituency2 Alipurduars (ST)
Electorate (year)182,397

Kalchini (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Alipurduar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled tribes.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 11 Kalchini (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (ST) covers Kalchini community development block and Majherdabri gram panchayat of Alipurduar II community development block.[1]

Kalchini (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 2 Alipurduars (Lok Sabha constituency) (ST).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1957 Kalchini Debendranath Brahma Mandal Indian National Congress[2]
Anima Hoare Indian National Congress[2]
1962 Nani Bhattacharya Revolutionary Socialist Party[3]
1967 Denis Lakra Indian National Congress[4]
1969 Denis Lakra Indian National Congress[5]
1971 Denis Lakra Indian National Congress[6]
1972 Denis Lakra Indian National Congress[7]
1977 Denis Lakra Indian National Congress[8]
1982 Manohar Tirkey Revolutionary Socialist Party[9]
1987 Khudiram Pahan Indian National Congress[10]
1991 Manohar Tirkey Revolutionary Socialist Party[11]
1996 Manohar Tirkey Revolutionary Socialist Party[12]
2001 Paban Kumar Lakra Indian National Congress[13]
2006 Manohar Tirkey Revolutionary Socialist Party[14]
2009 Bye-election Wilson Champamari GJM-supported Independent[15]
2011 Wilson Champamari GJM-supported Independent[16]
2016 Wilson Champamari All India Trinamool Congress
2021 Bishal Lama Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results

2021

In the 2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Bishal Lama of BJP defeated his nearest rival Passang Lama of TMC.

2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Kalchini (ST) constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Bishal Lama 1,03,104 52.65 Winner
AITC Passang Lama 74,528 38.06
INC Avijit Narjinary 5,482 2.80
Independent Binay Narjinary 2,425 1.24
Independent Rekha Lakra (Ekka) 2,251 1.15
Independent Prakash Kujur 1,869 0.95
LNJSP Chanchal Narjinary 1,164 0.59
Independent Sukumar Minj 910 0.46
NPP Ashok Lama 803 0.41
BMP Hakim Mahali 479 0.24
JD(U) Madan Kumar Uraon 423 0.22
NOTA None of the Above 2,377 1.21
Turnout 1,95,815
BJP gain from AITC Swing

2016

In the 2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Wilson Chapramary of TMC defeated his nearest rival Bishal Lama of BJP.

2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Kalchini (ST) constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Wilson Champramary 62,061 34.99% Winner
BJP Bishal Lama 60,550 34.14%
INC Avijit Narjinary 14,220 8.01%
RSP John Philip Xalxo 11,905 6.76%
Independent Biswajit Minj 7,458
Independent Atul Suba 6,514
JMM Pankaj Tirkey 2,551
Independent Sujit Mahali 2,453
Independent Rakesh Kiran Indwar 1,954
SUCI(C) Sukhan Munda 1,148
Independent Jay Bhadra Karjee 1,087
Independent Usha Tamang 931
NOTA None of the Above 4,524
Turnout 1,77,356
AITC gain from GJM-supported Independent Swing

2011

In the 2011 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Wilson Chapramary (GJM supported Independent)[17] defeated his nearest rival Binay Bhushan Kerketta of RSP.

2011 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Kalchini (ST) constituency[16][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent/GJM supported Wilson Champramary 46,455 30.0
RSP Binay Bhusan Kerketta 39,210 25.37
JMM Sandip Ekka 36,285 23.47
AITC Paban Kumar Lakra 27,662 17.9
Rashtriya Deshaj Party Nabin Prakash Kerketta 2,861
BSP Bagrai Marandi 2,096
Turnout 1,54,569 84.74
GJM-supported Independent hold Swing

2009 by election

Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In the 2009 by elections caused by the election of the sitting MLA Manohar Tirkey of RSP to the Lok Sabha from Alipurduars (Lok Sabha constituency), Wilson Champamari, Independent candidate supported by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha defeated his nearest rival Sandip Ekka of Adivasi Vikas Parishad.[15]

1977-2006

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[14] Manohar Tirkey of RSP defeated Paban Kumar Lakra of Congress. Paban Kumar Lakra of Congress defeated Manohar Tirkey of RSP in 2001.[13] Manohar Tirkey of RSP defeated Khudiram Pahan of Congress in 1996[12] and Khudiram Orao of Congress in 1991.[11] Khudiram Pahan of Congress defeated Manohar Tirkey of RSP in 1987.[10] Manohar Tirkey of RSP defeated Khudiram Pahan of Congress in 1982,[9] and Denish Lakra of Congress in 1977.[8][19]

1957-1972

Denis Lakra of Congress won in 1972,[7] 1971,[6] 1969,[5] 1967.[4] Nani Bhatacharya of RSP won in 1962[3] when it was an open seat. Debendra Nath Brahma Mandal and Anima Hoare, both of Congress, won in 1957[2] when it was a joint seat reserved for ST.

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 21 June 2014.
  2. ^ a b c "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, India, 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 "Tribals tell Cong: Autonomy for poll prop". The Telegraph, 10 March 2011. 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. ^ "GJM to focus on demand for separate state in Bengal Assembly poll". Indian Express, 25 March 2011. Retrieved 1 June 2011.
  18. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Kalchini. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 June 2011.
  19. ^ "11 - Kalchini (ST) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 August 2009.
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