Nagrakata (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Nagrakata
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Nagrakata is located in West Bengal
Nagrakata
Nagrakata
Location in West Bengal
Nagrakata is located in India
Nagrakata
Nagrakata
Nagrakata (India)
Coordinates: 26°54′09″N 88°54′21″E / 26.90250°N 88.90583°E / 26.90250; 88.90583Coordinates: 26°54′09″N 88°54′21″E / 26.90250°N 88.90583°E / 26.90250; 88.90583
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictJalpaiguri
Constituency No21
TypeReserved for ST
Lok Sabha constituency2 Alipurduars (ST)
Electorate (year)183,650 (2011)

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

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 21 Nagrakata (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (ST) covers Nagrakata community development block, Matiali community development block and Banarhat II and Chamurchi gram panchayats of Dhupguri community development block.[1]

Nagrakata (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
1962 Nagrakata Budhu Bhagat Indian National Congress[2]
1967 Budhu Bhagat Indian National Congress[3]
1969 Bhudhu Bhagat Indian National Congress[4]
1971 Punai Oraon Communist Party of India (Marxist) [5]
1972 Prem Oraon Communist Party of India[6]
1977 Punai Oraon Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1982 Punai Oraon Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1987 Chaitan Munda Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1991 Chaitan Munda Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1996 Chaitan Munda Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
2001 Chaitan Munda Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
2006 Sukhmoith (Piting) Oraon Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2011 Joseph Munda Indian National Congress[14]
2016 Sukra Munda All India Trinamool Congress
2021 Puna Bhengra Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results

2021

In the 2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Puna Bhengra of BJP defeated his nearest rival Joseph Munda of TMC.

2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Nagrakata (ST) constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Puna Bhengra 94,722 49.55 Winner
AITC Joseph Munda 71,247 37.27
INC Sukbir Subba 12,442 6.51
Independent Robat Munda 3,283 1.72
Progressive People's Party Benam Oraon 2,247 1.18
Independent Ashan Tirkey 1,774 0.93
NOTA None of the Above 5,454 2.85
Turnout 1,91,169
BJP gain from AITC Swing

2016

In the 2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Sukra Munda of TMC defeated his nearest rival Joseph Munda of Congress.

2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Nagrakata (ST) constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITC Sukra Munda 57,306 32.46 % Winner
INC Joseph Munda 54,078 30.60 %
BJP John Barla 47,836 27.09 %
ABGL Ganesh Lama 3,855
Independent Indar Deo Oraon 3,829
Independent Pawan Kumar Kherwar 3,442
NOTA None of the Above 6,196
Turnout 1,76,542
AITC gain from INC Swing

2011

In the 2011 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Joseph Munda of Congress defeated his nearest rival Sukhmoith Oraon of CPI(M).

2011 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Nagrakata (ST) constituency[14][15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Joseph Munda 46,537 30.27 Winner
CPI (M) Sukhmoith (Piting) Oraon 43,774 28.47
JMM William Minj 40,664 26.45
Independent Rajesh Lakra 20,778 13.51
Turnout 1,53,753 83.72
INC gain from CPI (M) Swing

1977-2006

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[13] Sukhmoith (Piting) Oraon of CPI(M) won the 21 Nagrakata (ST) seat defeating his nearest rival Shankar Barik of Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Chaitan Munda of CPI(M) defeated Ganesh Oraon of Trinamool Congress in 2001,[12] Victor Lakra of Congress in 1996[11] and Bhadeya Oraon of Congress in 1991.[10] Sukra Oraon of CPI(M) defeated Bhadea Oraon of Congress in 1987.[9] Punai Oraon of CPI(M) defeated Tuna Oraon of Congress in 1982[8] and Hemraj Bhagat of Congress in 1977.[7][16]

1962–1972

Prem Oraon of CPI won in 1972.[6] Punai Oraon of CPI(M) won in 1971.[5] Budhu Bhagat of Congress won in 1969,[4] 1967[3] and 1962.[2] In 1957 Mangru Bhagat of CPI and Budhu Bhagat of Congress won the Mal (ST) joint seat.[17]

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 21 June 2001.
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  15. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Nagrakata. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 June 2011.
  16. ^ "16 - Nagrakata (ST) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 August 2009.
  17. ^ "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
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