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Falakata (West Bengal) Assembly Constituency Elections 2018

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About Falakata Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency

Falakata is a legislative assembly constituency in the Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal and belongs to the Alipurduars (ST) Lok Sabha
(parliamentary) constituency of the state. There are a total of 2,16,015 people in the Falakata legislative assembly constituency who hold the right to vote as per the universal adult franchise. Amongst all the voters in the constituency, there are 1,12,186 males and 1,03,828 females. The Falakata constituency covers Purba Kanthalbari gram panchayats of Alipurduar-I community development block and Falakata community development block as recommended by the Delimitation Commission of India in 2008.

Anil Adhikari of the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) is the sitting MLA of Falakata, who bagged home 77,821 votes. He defeated CPM's Rabindra Nath Barman, who won 69,775 votes in the 2011 assembly elections. Only candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) can contest the Falakata seat of the legislative assembly of West Bengal.

Sitting and previous MLAs from Falakata Assembly Constituency

Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Falakata assembly elections conducted so far.

YearA C No.Constituency NameCategoryWinnerGenderPartyVoteRunner UpGenderPartyVote
201113Falakata(SC)Anil AdhikariMAITC77821Rabindra Nath BarmanMCPM69775
200613Falakata(SC)Jogesh Ch. BarmanMCPI(M)69910Anil AdhikariMAITC56596
200113Falakata(SC)Jogesh Chandra BarmanMCPM61000Anil AdhikaryMAITC43977
199613Falakata(SC)Jogesh Chandra BarmanMCPM64756Gajendra Nath BarmanMINC47327
199113Falakata(SC)Jogesh Chandra BarmanMCPM45971Gajendra Nath BarmanMINC38967
198713Falakata(SC)Jagendra Nath Singha RoyMCPM43484Lalit Mohan RoyMINC37184
198213Falakata(SC)Jogendra Nath Singh RoyMCPM38306Joges Chandra RayMICS31076
197713Falakata(SC)Jogendra Nath Singh RoyMCPM20520Gajendra Nath BarmanMINC12707
197212Falakata(SC)Jagadananda RoyMINC25203Pushpajit BarmanMSOP14072
197112Falakata(SC)Jagdananda RoyMINC13410Abhoya Charan BarmanMCPM11415
196912Falakata(SC)Jagadananda RoyMINC21792Nripendra Narayan RoyMSSP9704
196211FalakataGENHiralal SinghaMINC16351Jagadananda RoyMPSP14997
1958By PollsFalakataGENJ. RoyMPSP16702R.N. SikdarMINC11462
19578FalakataGENJagadananda RoyMPSP14720Rabindra Nath SikdarMINC14427

Last Updated on May 13, 2016