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.
|Year||A C No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2011||25||Matigara Naxalbari||(SC)||Sankar Malakar||M||INC||74334||Jharen Roy||M||CPM||67501|
Last Updated on June 08, 2020