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Matigara Naxalbari (West Bengal) Assembly Constituency Elections 2018



Winner and Runnerup Candidate in Matigara-naxalbari assembly constituency


The table below shows the Winner and Runnerup candidate form the Matigara-naxalbari Assembly Constituency. The party symbol is also shown along.

Winner Candidate -
Sankar Malakar (won by: 18627)
Political Party -
INC

Matigara Naxalbari Election Results 2016

Table showing the winning and the runner-up Candidate of the 2016 Vidhan Sabha Election in Matigara Naxalbari Assembly

YearPartySymbolstatusCandidate Namevotes
2016 AITC RunnerUpAmar Sinha 67814
2016 INC WinnerSankar Malakar 86441

List of candidates for Matigara Naxalbari Constituency 2016

The table below shows the contesting candidates of AITMC, BJP, CPI(M), Congress, CPI, Independent etc. from the Matigara Naxalbari Assembly Constituency in the West bengal Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Elections 2016.

Matigara-Naxalbari , Constituency No -(25)
Election Date04/17/16 
Result Date05/19/16 
PhasePhase-2 
Election Symbol Political PartyCandidate Name
BSPBSPSudip Mandal
AITC AITC Amar Sinha
BJPBJPAnandamoy Barman
INC INC Sankar Malakar
INDINDGoutam Kirtania
SUCI(C)SUCI(C)Kshitish Chandra Roy
KPP(U)KPP(U)Bidur Barman

About Matigara-Naxalbari Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency

Matigara-Naxalbari came into existence as a legislative assembly constituency of West Bengal in 2008 after the implementation
of the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India in 2008. It is located in the Darjeeling district and a part of the Darjeeling Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituency. The Delimitation Commission also recommended that the constituency would cover the areas of Naxalbari community development block; and Patharghata, Atharakhai, Matigara-I, Matigara-II and Champasari (excluding Sivoke Forest, Sivoke Hill Forest and Sitong Forest) gram panchayats of Matigara community development block.

The Matigara-Naxalbari assembly constituency is home to a total of 2,22,997 eligible voters, out of whom 1,13,581 are men and 1,09,415 are women. The seat was won by INC's Sankar Malakar in the 2011 assembly elections, who bagged 74,334 votes in the elections. He beat Jharen Roy of CPM, who managed 67,501 votes. The Matigara-Naxalbari assembly constituency is reserved only for the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SCs).

Sitting and previous MLAs from Matigara-Naxalbari Assembly Constituency

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

YearA C No.Constituency NameCategoryWinnerGenderPartyVoteRunner UpGenderPartyVote
201125Matigara Naxalbari(SC)Sankar MalakarMINC74334Jharen RoyMCPM67501

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Last Updated on May 13, 2016


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