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Vidhan Sabha constituency
|Lok Sabha constituency||2 Alipurduars (ST)|
|Electorate (year)||200,585 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 12 Alipurduars (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Alipurduar municipality, Alipurduar Railway Junction, Banchukamari, Chakowakheti, Mathura, Parorpar, Patlakhawa, Shalkumar I, Shalkumar II, Tapsikhata, Vivekananda II, Vivekananda I gram panchayats of Alipurduar I community development block, and Chaporerpar I, Chaporerpar II, and Tatpara II gram panchayats of Alipurduar II community development block.
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|1951||Alipuduars||Pijush Kanti Mukherjee||Indian National Congress|
|Dhirandra Brahma Mandal||Indian National Congress|
|1957||Pijush Kanti Mukherjee||Indian National Congress|
|1962||Pijush Kanti Mukherjee||Indian National Congress|
|1967||Nani Bhattacharya||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|1969||Nani Bhattacharya||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|1971||Narayan Bhattacharya||Indian National Congress|
|1972||Narayan Bhattacharya||Indian National Congress|
|1977||Nani Bhattacharya||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|1982||Nani Bhattacharya||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|1987||Nani Bhattacharya||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|1991||Nirmal Das||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|1996||Nirmal Das||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|2001||Nirmal Das||Revolutionary Socialist Party |
|2006||Nirmal Das||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|2011||Debaprasad Roy||Indian National Congress|
In the West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 2016, Sourav Chakraborty of TMC defeated his nearest rival Biswaranjan Sarkar of Congress.
|Trinamool Congress||Sourav Chakraborty||89,695||44.088%||Winner|
|Amra Bangalee||Dalendra Nath Ray||1,341|
|Independent||Santosh Kumar Balo||989|
|NOTA||None of the Above||2,980|
In the 2011 elections, Debaprasad Roy of Congress defeated his nearest rival Kshiti Goswami of RSP.
|BJP||Manik Chandra Saha||8,238||4.76|
|Independent||Santosh Kumar Balo||3,072||1.78|
|CPI(ML) Liberation||Chanchal Kumar Das||1,438|
|Rashtriya Deshaj Party||Bishwanath Gop||530|
|INC gain from RSP||Swing||8.83|
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||3||1|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||2||3|
Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In the 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 state assembly elections, Nirmal Das of RSP defeated Sourav Chakraborty of Congress, Prasanta Narayan Majumdar of Trinamool Congress, Manindralal Rakshit of Congress and Biswa Ranjan Sarkar of Congress respectively. Nani Bhattacharya of RSP defeated Debabrata Chatterjee of Congress in 1987, Pallab Ghosh of Congress in 1982 and Narayan Bhattachary of Congress in 1977.
Narayan Bhattacharya of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Nani Bhattacharya of RSP won in 1969 and 1967. Pijush Kanti Mukherjee of Congress won in 1962 and 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951, it was a joint seat. Pijush Kanti Mukherjee and Dhirandra Brahma Mandal, both of Congress, won.