About Tapan Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency
Tapan is a legislative assembly constituency located in the Dakshin Dinajpur district of West Bengal. It belongs to the Balurghat Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituency of the state. The Delimitation Commission of India recommended in 2008 that the Tapan assembly constituency would comprise Tapan Chandipur, Dwipkhanda, Malancha, Gophanagar and Harsura gram panchayats of Tapan community development block; and Patiram, Boaldar, Najirpur, Chak Vrigu, Gpalbati, Jalghar, Danga and Bolla gram panchayats of Balurghat community development block.
Tapan is represented in the West Bengal state legislative assembly by Bachchu Hansda of the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) as he won the seat with 72,643 votes in the assembly elections held in 2011. Hansda beat RSP's Khara Soren who managed 53,986 votes. A total of 1,84,123 people of the Tapan constituency hold the right to vote as per the universal adult franchise. There are 95,426 male and 88,696 female voters in the constituency.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Tapan Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Tapan assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||A C No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2011||40||Tapan||(ST)||Bachchu Hansda||M||AITC||72643||Khara Soren||M||RSP||53986|
|2006||36||Tapan||(ST)||Khara Soren||M||RSP||74414||Columbus Tirki||M||BJP||29592|
|2001||36||Tapan||(ST)||Khara Soren||M||RSP||58892||Antony Uraw||M||AITC||49993|
|1996||36||Tapan||(ST)||Khara Soren||M||RSP||65142||Lakshmi Ram Hembram||M||INC||39745|
|1991||36||Tapan||(ST)||Khara Soren||M||RSP||56161||Lakshmi Ram Hemram||M||INC||33006|
|1987||36||Tapan||(ST)||Khara Soren||M||RSP||55629||Japan Bhonajala||M||INC||36066|
|1982||36||Tapan||(ST)||Khara Soren||M||RSP||44826||Japan Hasda||M||INC||36379|
|1977||36||Tapan||(ST)||Natheniel Murmu||M||RSP||32660||Sebastiam Tudu||M||INC||13258|
|1972||35||Tapan||(ST)||Patrash Hembrem||M||INC||28166||Nathanial Murmu||M||RSP||20035|
|1971||35||Tapan||(ST)||Patrash Hemram||M||INC||21981||Oraon Bandhu||M||RSP||18456|
|1969||35||Tapan||(ST)||Nathaniel Murmu||M||RSP||22502||Kerkata Hindiram||M||INC||20795|
|1962||30||Tapan||(ST)||Nathaniel Murmu||M||RSP||14840||Hakai Mardi||M||INC||11608|
Last Updated on June 10, 2020