Vidhan Sabha constituency
|Type||Reserved for ST|
|Lok Sabha constituency||2 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.
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.
Members of Legislative Assembly
|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|
In the 2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Manoj Tigga of BJP defeated his nearest rival Rajesh Lakra of TMC.
|BTP||Vivek Pradeep Tete||1,540||0.92|
|NOTA||None of the Above||2,622||1.57|
In the 2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Manoj Tigga of BJP defeated his nearest rival Padam Lama of TMC.
|NOTA||None of the above||5,068||3.32|
|BJP gain from RSP||Swing|
In the 2011 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Kumari Kujur of RSP defeated her nearest rival Manoj Tigga of BJP.
|Rashtriya Deshaj Party||Samir Beck||2,553||1.92|
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.
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.