Vidhan Sabha constituency
|Type||Reserved for SC|
|Lok Sabha constituency||7. Maldaha Uttar|
|Electorate (year)||186,871 (2011)|
Gazole (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (also spelt Gajol) is an assembly constituency in Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes. It was earlier reserved for scheduled tribes.
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|1951||Gazole||Dharanidhar Sarkar||Communist Party of India|
|1967||D.Murmu||Indian National Congress|
|1969||Lakshman Saren||Indian National Congress|
|1971||Suphal Murmu||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1972||Benjamin Hembrom||Indian National Congress|
|1977||Suphal Murmu||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1982||Suphal Murmu||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1987||Suphal Murmu||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1991||Debnath Murmu||Communist Party of India (Marrxist)|
|1996||Debnath Murmu||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2001||Sadhu Tudu||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2006||Sadhu Tudu||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2011||Sushil Chandra Roy||Indian National Congress|
|2016||Dipali Biswas||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
In the 2011 election, Sushil Chandra Roy of Congress defeated his nearest rival Gobinda Mondal of CPI(M).
|INC||Sushil Chandra Roy||74,654||46.10||+7.44#|
|CPI (M)||Gobinda Mondal||69,070||42.65||-4.78|
|BJP||Prafulla Chandra Sarkar||8,514||5.26|
|Independent||Pradip Kumar Sarkar||2,592|
|BSP||Kamal Chandra Sarkar||1,921|
|CPI (ML) Liberation||Manabendra Roy||1,695|
|INC gain from CPI (M)||Swing||+12.22#|
.# Swing based on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||8||4|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||1||5|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||1||1|
Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 3 (See template talk page for details)
In the 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections Sadhu Tudu of CPI(M) won the Gazole (ST) assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Jatin Hansda of Congress and Nabakumar Hembrom of Trinamool Congress respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Debnath Murmu of CPI(M) defeated Benjamin Hembrom of Congress in 1996 and Nabakumar Hembram of Congress in 1991. Suphal Murmu of CPI(M) defeated Nabakumar Hembram of Congress in 1987, Benjamin Hembram of Congress in 1982, and Shyan Murmu of Janata Party in 1977.
Benjamin Hembram of Congress won in 1972. Suphal Murmu of CPI(M) won in 1971. Lakshan Saren of Congress won in 1969. D. Murmu of Congress won in 1967. The Gazole seat did not exist in 1962 and 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951 Dharanidhar Sarkar of CPI won the Gazole seat.