Phansidewa (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Phansidewa
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Phansidewa is located in West Bengal
Phansidewa
Phansidewa
Location in West Bengal
Phansidewa is located in India
Phansidewa
Phansidewa
Phansidewa (India)
Coordinates: 26°35′N 88°22′E / 26.583°N 88.367°E / 26.583; 88.367Coordinates: 26°35′N 88°22′E / 26.583°N 88.367°E / 26.583; 88.367
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictDarjeeling
Constituency No27
TypeReserved for ST
Lok Sabha constituency4 Darjeeling
Electoral systemFirst past the post

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

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 27 Phansidewa (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (ST) covers Phansidewa and Kharibari community development blocks.[1]

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

Members of Legislative Assembly

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Kurseong-Siliguri Tenzing Wangdi Indian National Congress[2]
George Mahbert Independent[2]
1957 Siliguri Satyendra Narayan Mazumdar Communist Party of India[3]
Tenzing Wangdi Indian National Congress [3]
1962 Phansidewa Tenzing Wangdi Indian National Congress[4]
1967 Phansidewa Tenzing Wangdi Indian National Congress [5]
1969 Phansidewa Iswar Chandra Tirkey Indian National Congress[6]
1971 Phansidewa Iswar Chandra Tirkey Indian National Congress[7]
1972 Phansidewa Iswar Chandra Tirkey Indian National Congress[8]
1977 Phansidewa Patras Minz Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1982 Phansidewa Patras Minz Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1987 Phansidewa Prokash Minz Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
1991 Phansidewa Prokash Minz Communist Party of India (Marxist) [12]
1996 Phansidewa Prokash Minz Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2001 Phansidewa Prakash Minz Communist Party of India (Marxist)[14]
2006 Phansidewa Choton Kisku Communist Party of India (Marxist)[15]
2011 Phansidewa Sunil Chandra Tirkey Indian National Congress[16]
2016 Phansidewa Sunil Chandra Tirkey Indian National Congress
2021 Phansidewa Durga Murmu Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results

2021 Election

In the 2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Durga Murmu of BJP defeated his nearest rival Chhotan Kisku of TMC.

2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Phansidewa (ST) constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Durga Murmu 1,05,651 50.89 Winner
AITC Chhotan Kisku 77,940 37.55
INC Sunil Chandra Tirkey 12,815 6.17
CPI (M-L) Liberation Sumanti Ekka 2,787 1.34
BSP Karuna Ranjan Soren 2,291 1.10
SUCI(C) Bhola Tirki 1,832 0.88
BTP Amit Lakra 1,699 0.82
NOTA None of the above 2,575 1.24
Majority 27,711 13.34
Turnout 2,07,590
BJP gain from INC Swing

2016 Election

In the 2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Sunil Chandra Tirkey of Congress defeated his nearest rival Carolus Lakra of TMC.

2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Phansidewa (ST) constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Sunil Chandra Tirkey 73,158 40.35 Winner
AITC Carolus Lakra 66,084 36.45
BJP Durga Murmu 32,894 18.14
Independent Jemshan Tirkey 2,072 1.14
CPI (M-L) Liberation Lalu Oraon 1,596 0.88
BMP Bikash Birju 1,474 0.81
Independent Sushil Lakra 1,373 0.75
NOTA None of the Above 2,629 1.45
Turnout 181,280

2011 Election

In the 2011 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Sunil Chandra Tirkey of Congress defeated his nearest rival Chhotan Kiksu of CPI(M).

2011 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Phansidewa (ST) constituency[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Sunil Chandra Tirkey 61,388 43.19 Winner
CPI (M) Chhotan Kisku 59,151 41.61
Rashtriya Deshaj Party Junas Kerketta 7,536 5.30
BJP Dila Saibo 5,734 4.03
KPP Helarius Ekka 4,114 2.89
Independent Sudhir Tirki 1,896 1.33
CPI(ML)L Ram Ganesh Baraik 1,286 0.90
SUCI(C) Bhola Tirki 1,028 0.72
Turnout 142,133

1977–2006

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[15] Chhotan Kisku of CPI(M) won the Phansdewa (ST) assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Mamla Kujur of Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Prakash Minj of CPI(M) defeated Mamla Kujur of Congress in 2001.[14] Prokash Minz of CPI(M) defeated Chhabilal Minj of Congress in 1996,[13] and Iswar Chandra Tirkey of Congress in 1991[12] and 1987.[11] Patras Minj of CPI(M) defeated Iswar Chandra Tirkey of Congress in 1982[10] and Chacko Toresa Soreng of Congress in 1977.[9][17]

1962–1972

Iswar Chandra Tirkey of Congress won in 1972,[8] 1971[7] and 1969.[6] Tenzing Wangdi of Congress won in 1967[5] and 1962.[4] Prior to that the Phansidewa seat did not exist. In 1957 Satyendranath Mazumdar of CPI and Tenzing Wangdi of Congress won the Siliguri joint seat.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 30 June 2014.
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  3. ^ a b c "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1962, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  15. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  16. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  17. ^ "26 - Phansidewa (ST) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 August 2009.
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