Madarihat (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Madarihat

মাদারিহাট
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Madarihat is located in West Bengal
Madarihat
Madarihat
Location in West Bengal
Madarihat is located in India
Madarihat
Madarihat
Madarihat (India)
Coordinates: 26°42′N 89°17′E / 26.700°N 89.283°E / 26.700; 89.283Coordinates: 26°42′N 89°17′E / 26.700°N 89.283°E / 26.700; 89.283
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictAlipurduar
Constituency No14
TypeReserved for ST
Lok Sabha constituency2 Alipurduars (ST)
Electorate (year)161141 (2011)

Madarihat (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: মাদারিহাট বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) 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. 14 Madarihat (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (ST) covers Madarihat-Birpara community development block and Binnaguri and Sakoyajhora I gram panchayats of Dhupguri community development block.[1]

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

Members of Legislative Assembly[2]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1962 Madarihat A.H. Besterwitch Revolutionary Socialist Party
1967 D.N.Rai Indian National Congress
1969 A.H. Besterwitch Revolutionary Socialist Party
1971 A.H. Besterwitch Revolutionary Socialist Party
1972 A.H.Besterwich Revolutionary Sociaist Party
1977 A.H.Besterwich Revolutionary Sociaist Party
1982 Sushil Kujur Revolutionary Socialist Party
1987 Sushil Kujur Revolutionary Socialist Party
1991 Sushil Kujur Revolutioary Socialist Party
1996 Sushil Kujur Revolutionary Socialist Party
2001 Kumari Kujur Revolutionary Socialist Party
2006 Kumari Kujur Revolutionary Socialist Party
2011 Kumari Kujur Revolutionary Socialist Party
2016 Manoj Tigga Bharatiya Janata Party
2021 Manoj Tigga Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[2]

2021

In the 2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Manoj Tigga of BJP defeated his nearest rival Rajesh Lakra of TMC.

2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Madarihat (ST) constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Manoj Tigga 90,718 54.35 Winner
AITC Rajesh Lakra 61,033 36.56
RSP Subhas Lohar 7,072 4.24
BSP Uttam Barua 1,696 1.02
BTP Vivek Pradeep Tete 1,540 0.92
NPP Panchu Oraon 1,272 0.76
SUCI(C) Sudhist Baraik 967 0.58
NOTA None of the Above 2,622 1.57
Majority 29,685 17.79
Turnout 1,66,920
BJP hold Swing

2016

In the 2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Manoj Tigga of BJP defeated his nearest rival Padam Lama of TMC.

2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Madarihat (ST) constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Manoj Tigga 66,989 43.98 Winner
AITC Padam Lama 44,951 29.51
RSP Kumari Kujur 29,885 19.62
JMM Padam Oraon 3,089 2.03
SUCI(C) Sudhist Baraik 2,319 1.52
NOTA None of the above 5,068 3.32
Majority 22,038 14.47
Turnout 1,52,301 79.45
BJP gain from RSP Swing

2011

In the 2011 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Kumari Kujur of RSP defeated her nearest rival Manoj Tigga of BJP.

2011 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Madarihat (ST) constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
RSP Kumari Kujur 42,539 31.93 Winner
BJP Manoj Tigga 34,630 26.00
INC Atul Subba 26,027 19.54
JMM Jerome Lakra 22,541 16.92
Independent Ramesh Oraon 4,923 3.70
Rashtriya Deshaj Party Samir Beck 2,553 1.92
Majority 7,909 5.93
Turnout 1,33,213 82.57
RSP hold Swing

1977-2006

In 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections, Kumari Kujur of RSP won the 14 Madarihat assembly seat (ST) defeating her nearest rivals Atul Suba of Congress and Narendra Nath Karjee of Trinamool Congress respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Sushil Kujur of RSP defeated Pushpa Rani Lily Kindo of Congress in 1996, Tuna Toppo of Congress in 1991 and 1987, and Jagat Baria of Congress in 1982. A.H. Besterwitch of RSP defeated Dhirendra Narjinary of Congress in 1977.

1962–1972

A.H. Besterwitch of RSP won in 1972, 1971 and 1969. D.N.Rai of Congress won in 1967. A.H.Besterwich of RSP won in 1962.

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 21 June 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Election Results - Full Statistical Reports". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 7 May 2021.
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