Alipurduars Lok Sabha Constituency is one of 42 Lok Sabha constituencies in the eastern state of West Bengal. Alipurduars Constituency covers seven assembly segments – Tufanganj, Kumargram, Kalchini, Alipurduars, Falakata, Madarihat and Nagrakata.
The constituency is reserved for the members of Scheduled Tribes (ST).
The first phase of voting in two constituencies of West Bengal ended on April 11 with 81 per cent of the electorate exercising their franchise in Alipurduars seat. The fate of seven candidates will be decided on May 23 when counting of votes takes place and the result is declared.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Alipurduars Lok Sabha Constituency of West Bengal:-
|1||MILI ORAON||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|2||RABICHAN RABHA||SOCIALIST UNITY CENTRE OF INDIA (COMMUNIST)|
|3||DASRATH TIRKEY||All India Trinamool Congress|
|4||MOHANLAL BASUMATA||Indian National Congress|
|5||RABICHAN RABHA||SOCIALIST UNITY CENTRE OF INDIA (COMMUNIST)|
|6||NARAYAN BARAIK||Kamatapur People’s Party (United)|
|8||JOHN BARLA||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|9||PRASEN JAYANT KINDO||Independent|
In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Trinamool Congress' candidate Dasrath Tirkey had defeated Revolutionary Socialist Party's (India) Manohar Tirkey. Tirkey had won with a margin of over 21 thousand votes.
The voter turnout was recorded at 83.30 percent across 1810 polling stations. Bharatiya Janata Party's Birendra Bara Oraon and Joseph Munda of the Indian National Congress were other candidates in the fray in the 2014 elections.
In the year 2009 elections, RSP candidate Manohar Tirkey had defeated his Trinamool Congress rival Paban Kumar Lakra by a huge margin of over 1.12 lakh votes.