Mekliganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Mekliganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Mekliganj is located in West Bengal
Mekliganj
Mekliganj
Location in West Bengal
Mekliganj is located in India
Mekliganj
Mekliganj
Mekliganj (India)
Coordinates: 26°21′N 88°55′E / 26.350°N 88.917°E / 26.350; 88.917Coordinates: 26°21′N 88°55′E / 26.350°N 88.917°E / 26.350; 88.917
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictCooch Behar
Constituency No1
TypeReserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency3 Jalpaiguri (SC)
Electorate (year)202689 (2016)

Mekliganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Cooch Behar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 1 Mekliganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) covers Mekliganj municipality, Mekliganj community development block, Haldibari municipality and Haldibari community development block.[1]

Mekliganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 3 Jalpaiguri (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party
1951 Mekligan Prasanta Chatterjee INC[2]
1957 Prasanta Chatterjee INC[3]
1962 Amar Roy Pradhan AIFB[4]
1967 Amar Roy Pradhan AIFB[5]
1969 Amar Roy Pradhan AIFB[6]
1971 Mihir Kumar Roy AIFB[7]
1972 Madhu Sudan Roy INC[8]
1977 Sada Kanta Roy AIFB[9]
1982 Sada Kanta Roy AIFB[10]
1987 Sada Kanta Roy AIFB[11]
1991 Paresh Chandra Adhikari AIFB[12]
1996 Ramesh Roy AIFB[13]
2001 Paresh Chandra Adhikary AIFB[14]
2006 Paresh Chandra Adhikary AIFB[15]
2011 Paresh Chandra Adhikary AIFB[16]
2016 Arghya Roy Pradhan AITC
2021 Adhikary Paresh Chndra AITC[17]

2021 Election result

2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Mekliganj (SC) constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Dadhiram Ray
AITC Paresh Chandra Adhikary
AIFB Gobindo Ray
Turnout
[[|N/A]] gain from [[|N/A]] Swing

2016 Election

2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Mekliganj (SC) constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Arghya Roy Pradhan 74823 41.35
AIFB Paresh Chandra Adhikary 68186 37.68
BJP Dadhiram Ray 23355 12.91
BSP Jyotish Roy 5650 3.12
Turnout 180960 89.28
AITC gain from AIFB Swing

Election results

2011

In the 2011 elections, Paresh Chandra Adhikary of AIFB defeated his nearest rival Jayanta Kumar Ray of Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Mekliganj (SC) constituency[16][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIFB Paresh Chandra Adhikary 72,040 48.67 +1.88
INC Jayanta Kumar Ray 39,408 26.63 -0.75
Independent Sunil Chandra Roy 23,540 15.9
BJP Subhash Barman 3,713 2.51
BSP Jyotish Ray 3,359 2.27
SUCI(C) Pramila Roy 2,593
Independent Purnendu Ray 1,474
Amra Bangalee Ratan Barman 123
Turnout 148,010 87.01
AIFB hold Swing 2.63
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


1977-2006

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[15] Paresh Chandra Adhikary of Forward Bloc won the Mekliganj seat defeating his nearest rival Sunil Chandra Roy of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 2001,[14] Paresh Chandra Adhikary of Forward Bloc defeated Ramesh Roy of Trinmool Congress. In 1996,[13] Ramesh Roy representing Forward Bloc defeated Sunil Chandra Roy representing Congress. In 1991,[12] Paresh Chandra Adhikary of Forward Bloc defeated Mani Bhusan Roy of Congress. Sada Kanta Roy of Forward Bloc defeated Madhu Sudan Roy of Congress in 1987,[11] Niren Chowdhury of ICS in 1982[10] and Madhu Sudan Roy of Congress in 1977.[9][19]

1951-1972

Madhu Sudan Roy of Congress won in 1972.[8] Mihir Kumar Ray of Forward Bloc won in 1971.[7] Amarendra Nath Roy Pradhan of Forward Bloc won in 1969,[6] 1967[5] and 1962.[4] Prasanta Chatterjee of Congress won in 1957[3] and in independent India's first election in 1951.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  17. ^ "Election Commission of India". results.eci.gov.in. Retrieved 6 May 2021.
  18. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Mekliganj. Empowering India. Retrieved 20 April 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  19. ^ "1 - Mekliganj (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partwise comparison since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 August 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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