This page uses content from Wikipedia and is licensed under CC BY-SA.

Kalimpong (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Kalimpong
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Kalimpong is located in West Bengal
Kalimpong
Kalimpong
Location in West Bengal
Kalimpong is located in India
Kalimpong
Kalimpong
Kalimpong (India)
Coordinates: 27°04′N 88°28′E / 27.067°N 88.467°E / 27.067; 88.467
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictKalimpong
Constituency No22
TypeOpen
Lok Sabha constituency4 Darjeeling
Electoral systemFirst past the post

Kalimpong (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Kalimpong district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 22 Kalimpong (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Kalimpong municipality, Kalimpong I community development block, Kalimpong II community development block, and Gorubathan community development block.[1]

Kalimpong (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 4 Darjeeling (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[2]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1951 Kalimpong Lalit Bahadur Kharga Communist Party of India
1957 Kalimpong Nar Bahadur Gurung Independent/Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League
1962 Kalimpong Lakshmi Ranjan Josse Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League
1967 Kalimpong K.B. Gurung Indian National Congress
1969 Kalimpong P.L. Subba Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League
1971 Kalimpong Madan Kumar Subba Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League
1972 Kalimpong Gajendra Gurung Indian National Congress
1977 Kalimpong Renu Leena Subba Independent/Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League
1982 Kalimpong Renu Leena Subba Independent/Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League
1987 Kalimpong Mohan Singh Rai Communist Party of India
1991 Kalimpong Nima Tsering Moktan Independent/Gorkha National Liberation Front
1996 Kalimpong Gaulan Lepcha Gorkha National Liberation Front
2001 Kalimpong Gaulan Lepcha Gorkha National Liberation Front
2006 Kalimpong Gaulan Lepcha Gorkha National Liberation Front
2011 Kalimpong Harka Bahadur Chhetri Gorkha Janmukti Morcha
2016 Kalimpong Sarita Rai Gorkha Janmukti Morcha

Election results

2016 Election[2]

In the 2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Sarita Rai of GJM defeated her nearest rival Harka Bahadur Chhetri of JAP.

2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Kalimpong constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±
GJM Sarita Rai 67,693 49.05 Winner
JAP Harka Bahadur Chhetri 56,262 40.77
CPRM Kishore Pradhan 5,714 4.14
GRC Amar Lucksom 3,201 2.32
Independent Bhrigu Nath Gupta 1,751 1.26
NOTA None of the Above 3,364 2.43
Turnout 137,985

2011 Election[2]

In the 2011 West Bengal state assembly election, Harka Bahadur Chhetri of GJM defeated his nearest rival Prakash Dahal of GNLF.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Kalimpong constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±
GJM Harka Bahadur Chettri 109,102 87.36 Winner
GNLF Prakash Dahal 7,427 5.94
INC Shanti Kumar Sharma 3,399 2.72
CPI Bikram Chhetri 3,105 2.48
ABGL Tribhuwan Rai 1,852 1.48
Turnout 124,885

References

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 30 June 2014.
  2. ^ a b c "Election Results - Full Statistical Reports". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 19 April 2019.