About Torpa Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency
Having a population of 92,991 in 2011, Torpa falls under Khunti district. The assembly constituency of Torpa which belongs to Khunti parliamentary constituency is represented by JMM (Jharkhand Mukti Morcha). The seat was earlier occupied by BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party). Paulus Surin won the 2009 assembly elections by defeating Koche Munda of BJP, the last time winner, with a huge margin. Surin bagged 34551 votes as against Munda's 18752 votes. The constituency is reserved for the Scheduled Tribes.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Torpa Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Torpa assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||A C No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Votes||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Votes|
|2014||59||Torpa||(ST)||Paulus Surin||M||JMM||32003||Koche Munda||M||BJP||31960|
|2009||59||Torpa||(ST)||Paulus Surin||M||JMM||34551||Koche Munda||M||BJP||18752|
|2005||59||Torpa||(ST)||Koche Munda||M||BJP||28965||Niral Enem Horo||M||JKP||20833|