About Rajganj Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency
Rajganj is a legislative assembly constituency located in the Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal. It belongs to the Jalpaiguri (SC) Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituency of the state. The Rajganj assembly segment of West Bengal covers Patkata, Baropatia Nutanabos Belakoba and Paharpur gram panchayats of Jalpaiguri community development block; and Sukhani, Binnaguri, Sikarpur, Kukurjan, Sannyasikata, Majhiali, Panikauri and Mantadari gram panchayats of Rajganj community development block as per the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India - 2008.
The Rajganj seat of the West Bengal state legislative assembly currently belongs to Khageswar Roy of the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) as he claimed the seat having accounted for 74,546 votes in the assembly elections held in 2011. The AITC candidate defeated CPM's Amulya Kumar Roy by a margin of 7,020 votes. Only the candidates coming from Scheduled Castes (SCs) can contest the Rajganj assembly constituency seat of West Bengal.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Rajganj Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Rajganj assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||A C No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2011||18||Rajganj||(SC)||Khageswar Roy||M||AITC||74546||Amulya Kumar Roy||M||CPM||67526|
|2009||By Polls||Rajganj||(SC)||Khageswar Roy||M||AITC||113736||Dhanapati||M||CPI||98892|
|2006||21||Rajganj||(SC)||Mahendra Kumar Roy||M||CPI(M)||109548||Khageswar Roy||M||AITC||60076|
|2001||21||Rajganj||(SC)||Jotindra Nath Roy||M||CPM||85519||Khageswar Roy||M||AITC||61591|
|1996||21||Rajganj||(SC)||Jatindra Nath Roy||M||CPM||99053||Ajit Kumar Ray||M||INC||61079|
|1991||21||Rajganj||(SC)||Jatindra Nath Roy||M||CPM||65582||Ajit Kumar Roy||M||INC||42069|
|1987||21||Rajganj||(SC)||Dhirendra Nath Roy||M||CPM||59842||Birendra Das||M||INC||37378|
|1977||21||Rajganj||(SC)||Dhirendra Nath Roy||M||CPM||19195||Monomohan Roy||M||JNP||11866|
|1972||19||Rajganj||(SC)||Mrigendra Narayan Roy||M||INC||21853||Dhirendra Nath Roy||M||CPM||11503|
|1971||19||Rajganj||(SC)||Bhagwan Singh Roy||M||INC||11796||Dhirendra Nath Roy||M||CPM||10345|
|1969||19||Rajganj||(SC)||Kiran Chandra Roy||M||INC||22365||Bhabendra Nath Roy Hakim||M||SSP||14685|
Last Updated on June 09, 2020