Matigara-Naxalbari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Matigara-Naxalbari
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Matigara-Naxalbari is located in West Bengal
Matigara-Naxalbari
Matigara-Naxalbari
Location in West Bengal
Matigara-Naxalbari is located in India
Matigara-Naxalbari
Matigara-Naxalbari
Matigara-Naxalbari (India)
Coordinates: 26°43′N 88°23′E / 26.717°N 88.383°E / 26.717; 88.383Coordinates: 26°43′N 88°23′E / 26.717°N 88.383°E / 26.717; 88.383
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictDarjeeling
Constituency No25
TypeReserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency4 Darjeeling
Electoral systemFirst 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.

Overview

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.[1]

Matigara-Naxalbari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 4 Darjeeling (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[2]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2011 Matigara-Naxalbari Sankar Malakar Indian National Congress
2016 Matigara-Naxalbari Sankar Malakar Indian National Congress
2021 Matigara-Naxalbari Anandamay Barman Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[2]

2021 Election

In the 2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Anandamay Barman of BJP defeated his nearest rival Rajen Sundas of TMC.

2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Matigara-Naxalbari (SC) constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Anandamay Barman 1,39,785 58.10 Winner
AITC Rajen Sundas 68,937 28.65
INC Sankar Malakar 23,060 9.58
Independent Rakesh Mondal 2,046 0.85
BSP Sudip Mandal 1,577 0.66
SUCI(C) Harish Chandra Barman 1,274 0.53
NOTA None of the Above 3,912 1.63
Majority 70,848 29.45
Turnout 2,40,591
BJP gain from INC Swing

2016 Election

In the 2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Sankar Malakar of Congress defeated his nearest rival Amar Sinha of TMC.

2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Matigara-Naxalbari (SC) constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Sankar Malakar 86,441 41.28 Winner
AITC Amar Sinha 67,814 32.38
BJP Anandamoi Barman 44,625 21.31
KPP Bidur Barman 2,464 1.17
BSP Sudip Mandal 1,849 0.88
Independent Goutam Kirtania 1,739 0.83
SUCI(C) Kshitish Chandra Roy 1,138 0.54
NOTA None of the Above 3,307 1.58
Majority 18,627 8.90
Turnout 2,09,377
INC hold Swing

2011 Election

In the 2011 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Sankar Malakar of Congress defeated his nearest rival Jharen Roy of CPI(M).

2011 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Matigara-Naxalbari (SC) constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Sankar Malakar 74,334 45.19 Winner
CPI (M) Jharen Roy 67,501 41.03
Kamtapur Progressive Party Atul Chandra Roy 11,906 7.23
BJP Asim Sarkar 7,351 4.46
CPI(ML)L Dipu Haldar 3,391 2.06
Majority 6,833 4.16
Turnout 1,64,483
INC win (new seat)

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 30 June 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Election Results - Full Statistical Reports". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 7 May 2021.
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