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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Matigara-Naxalbari is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Matigara-Naxalbari is located in India
Matigara-Naxalbari (India)
Coordinates: 26°43′N 88°23′E / 26.717°N 88.383°E / 26.717; 88.383Coordinates: 26°43′N 88°23′E / 26.717°N 88.383°E / 26.717; 88.383
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Darjeeling
Constituency No 25
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 4 Darjeeling
Electoral system First past the post

Matigara-Naxalbari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: মাটিগাড়া-নক্সলবাড়ি বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Darjeeling district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 25 Matigara-Naxalbari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) covers Naxalbari community development block, and Atharakhai, Champasari (excluding villages Sitong Forest, Sivoke Hill Forest and Sivoke Forest), Matigara I, Matigara II, Patharghata gram panchayats of Matigara community development block.[1]

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

Members of Legislative Assembly

Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2011 Matigara-Naxalbari Sankar Malakar Indian National Congress[2]

2016 Election

In the West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 2016, Sankar Malakar of Congress defeated his nearest rival Amar Sinha of TMC.

West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 2016: Matigara-Naxalbari (SC) constituency
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Sankar Malakar 86,441 41.28 Winner
AITC Amar Sinha 67,814 32.38
BJP Anandamoi Barman 44,625 21.31
KPP Bidur Barman 2,464 1.17
BSP Sudip Mandal 1,849 0.88
Independent Goutam Kirtania 1,739 0.83
SUCI(C) Kshitish Chandra Roy 1,138 0.54
NOTA None of the Above 3,307 1.58
Turnout 209,377

Election results


In the West Bengal state assembly election, 2011, Sankar Malakar of Congress defeated his nearest rival Jharen Roy of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Matigara-Naxalbari (SC) constituency[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Sankar Malakar 74,334 45.19
CPI(M) Jharen Roy 67,501 41.03
Kamtapur Progressive Party Atul Chandra Roy 11,906 7.23
BJP Asim Sarkar 7,351 4.46
CPI(ML) Liberation Dipu Haldar 3,391 2.06
Majority 6,833 4.16
Turnout 164,483
INC win (new seat)


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 30 June 2014.
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
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