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Kurseong (West Bengal) Assembly Constituency Elections 2018


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About Kurseong Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency

Kurseong is a legislative assembly constituency in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal. It belongs to the Darjeeling Lok Sabha
(parliamentary) constituency of the state. The Kurseong seat of the West Bengal state legislative assembly is currently represented by Rohit Sharma of GOJAM. Sharma accounted for a whopping 1,14,297 votes in the 2011 assembly elections and defeated Pemu Chhetri of GNLF by a huge margin of 93,096 votes. The Election Commission of India, in 2014, identified a total of 2,09,081 people of the Kurseong assembly constituency as eligible voters; 1,03,535 men and 1,05,546 women of the constituency hold the right to vote.

In 2008, the Delimitation Commission of India recommended that the Kurseong legislative assembly segment of West Bengal would comprise Upper Sonada, Lower Sonada-I, Lower Sonada-II, Gorabari Margaret’s Hope and Munda Kothi gram panchayats of Jorebunglow Sukiapokhri community development block; Mirik Notified Area; Mirik community development block; Kurseong community development block; Kurseong Municipal Corporation; Rangli Rangliot community development block; and Sivok Hill Forest (Village), Sitong Forest (Village) and Sivok Forest (Village) under the Champasari gram panchayat of Matigara community development block.

Sitting and previous MLAs from Kurseong Assembly Constituency

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

YearA C No.Constituency NameCategoryWinnerGenderPartyVoteRunner UpGenderPartyVote
201124KurseongGENRohit SharmaMGOJAM114297Pemu ChhetriFGNLF21201
200624KurseongGENShanta ChhetriFGNLF63295Buddhiman RaiMIND30237
200124KurseongGENShanta ChettriFGNLF55630Tulsi BhattraiMCPM24729
199624KurseongGENShanta ChhetriFGNLF59635Tulsi BhattaraiMCPM40674
199124KurseongGENNar Bahadur ChettriMIND50487Dawa LamaMCPM36705
198724KurseongGENHarka Bahadur RaiMCPM5607A. N. PradhanMINC1538
198224KurseongGENH. B. RaiMCPM28170Dawa NorbulaMINC27889
197724KurseongGENDawa NorbulaMINC11941Anand PathakMCPM10390

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Last Updated on May 13, 2016