Dhupguri (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

—  Vidhan Sabha constituency  —
Dhupguri is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 26°36′N 89°01′E / 26.6°N 89.017°E / 26.6; 89.017Coordinates: 26°36′N 89°01′E / 26.6°N 89.017°E / 26.6; 89.017
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Jalpaiguri
Constituency No 15
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 3 Jalpaiguri (SC)
Electorate (year) 200,045 (2011)

Dhupguri (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: ধুপগুড়ি বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.



As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 15 Dhupguri (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) covers Banarhat I, Barogharia, Gadhearkuthi, Gadong-I, Gadong II, Jharaltagram I, Jharaltagram II, Magurmari I, Magurmari II, Sakoyajhora II, Salbari I, Salbari II, Dhupguri I and Dhupguri II gram panchayats of Dhupguri community development block,[1]

Dhupguri (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 3 Jalpaiguri (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]



In the 2011 election , Mamata Ray of CPI(M) defeated her nearest rival Mina Barman of Trinamool Congress.

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Dhupguri (SC) constituency [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) Mamata Roy 73,644 42.25 -7.04
Trinamool Congress Mina Barman 69,406 39.82 -0.23#
BJP Amar Chand Sarkar 18,559 10.65
Independent Mitali Roy 7,021 4.03
BSP Rai Charan Siddhya 3,578
Samajwadi Jan Parishad Subhas Chandra Roy 2,077
Turnout 174,285 87.12
CPI(M) hold Swing -6.81

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Jalpaiguri district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 3 increase2
Congress 3 increase2
GJM-backed Independent 1 increase0
Revolutionary Socialist Party 3 decrease1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 2 decrease3


In 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections, Lakshmi Kanta Roy of CPI(M) won the 15 Dhupguri (SC) seat defeating his nearest rival Ashok Kumar Barman of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Banamali Roy of CPI(M) defeated Nripendra Nath Roy of Congress in 1996, Birendra Nath Barman of Congress in 1991, Nripendra Nath Roy of Congress in 1987, and Jagadamba Roy of Congress in 1982 and 1977.[5]


Bhawani Paul of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Anil Guha Neogi of SSP won in 1969 and 1967. Dhupguri constituency did not exist 1962 and 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951 Rabindra Nath Sikdar of Congress won from Dhupguri.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18". Government of West Bengal. http://ceowestbengal.nic.in/news_pdf/gazette123.pdf. Retrieved 2009-08-29. 
  2. ^ "Dhupguri". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. http://eciresults.nic.in/ConstituencywiseS2515.htm. Retrieved 2011-06-01. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Dhupguri. Empowering India. http://www.empoweringindia.org/new/constituency.aspx?eid=736&cid=15. Retrieved 2011-06-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Dhupguri. Election Commission of India. http://www.ceowestbengal.nic.in/mis_pdf/election_2011/canddtl_1st_phase.pdf. Retrieved 2011-06-01. 
  5. ^ "15 - Dhupguri (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. http://eci.nic.in/archive/ElectionAnalysis/AE/S25/Partycomp15.htm. Retrieved 2009-08-29. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/statisticalreports/electionstatistics.asp. Retrieved 2009-08-29. 

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