Vidhan Sabha constituency
|Lok Sabha constituency||2 Alipurduars (ST)|
|Electorate (year)||183,075 (2011)|
|Area code(s)||Tufanganj 1no panchayat karjalay|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 9 Tufanganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Tufanganj municipality, Tufanganj II community development block, and Andaran Fulbari I, Balabhut, Dhalpal I, Nakkatigachh gram panchayats of Tufanganj I community development block.
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|1952||Tufanganj||Jatindra Nath Singha Sarkar||Indian National Congress|
|1957||Tufanganj||Jatindra Nath Singha Sarkar||Indian National Congress|
|1962||Jiban Krishna Dey||Communist Party of India|
|1967||Sankar Sen Ishore||Indian National Congress|
|1969||Akshay Kumar Barma||Indian National Congress|
|1971||Sisir Isore||Indian National Congress|
|1972||Sisir Isore||Indian National Congress|
|1977||Manindra Nath Barma||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1982||Manindranath Barma||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1987||Manindranath Barma||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1991||Debendranath Barman||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1996||Puspa Chandra Das||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2001||Puspa Chandra Das||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2006||Alaka Barman||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2011||Arghya Roy Pradhan||All India Trinamul Congress|
In the 2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Fazal Karim Miah of TMC defeated his nearest rival Shyamal Chowdhury of Congress.
|AITC||Fazal Karim Miah||85,052||44.20 %||Winner|
|INC||Shyamal Chowdhury||69,782||36.26 %|
|BJP||Bivas Sen Ishore||30,048||15.60 %|
|Independent||Manoj Kumar Mandal||1,958|
|NOTA||None of the Above||2,498|
In the 2011 elections, Arghya Roy Pradhan of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Dhananjoy Rava of CPI(M).
|AITC||Arghya Roy Pradhan||73,721||45.02||#|
|CPI (M)||Dhanonjoy Rava||67,539||41.24||-13.34|
|BJP||Bimal Kumar Sarkar||17,220||10.52|
|AITC gain from CPI (M)||Swing|
.# Trinamool Congress did not contest the seat in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||1||0|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||0||4|
In the 2006 state assembly elections, Alaka Barman of CPI(M) won the 9 Tufanganj (SC) Assembly seat defeating her nearest rival Malati Rava (Ray) of BJP. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Puspa Chandra Das of CPI(M) defeated Sachindra Chandra Das representing Trinamool Congress in 2001 and representing Congress in 1996. Debendranath Barman of CPI(M) defeated Mahesh Chandra Barman of Congress in 1991. Manindranath Barma of CPI(M) defeated Sisir Isore of Congress in 1987, Sankar Sen Ishore of Congress in 1982 and Surendra Narayan Roy Kungar of Congress in 1977.
During 1967 to 1972 Tufanganj was a reserved seat for SC. Sisir Isore of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Akshay Kumar Barma of Congress won in 1969. I.S.Sen of Congress won in 1967. In 1962 and 1957, it was an open seat. Jiban Krishna Dey of CPI won in 1962. Jatindra Nath Sinha Sarker of Congress won in 1957.
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