Manoj Tigga

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Manoj Tigga is a Member of Legislative assembly from Madarihat constituency in West Bengal. In the 2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Tigga of BJP defeated his nearest rival Padam Lama of All India Trinamool Congress by 22,308. [1] [2] [3]

Madarihat (Vidhan Sabha constituency) Vidhan Sabha constituency in West Bengal, India

Madarihat is an assembly constituency in Alipurduar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled tribes.

West Bengal State in Eastern India

West Bengal is an Indian state located in the eastern region of the country along the Bay of Bengal. With over 91 million inhabitants, it is India's fourth-most populous state. West Bengal is the fourteenth-largest Indian state, with an area of 88,752 km2 (34,267 sq mi). A part of the ethno-linguistic Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent, it borders Bangladesh in the east, and Nepal and Bhutan in the north. It also borders the Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim, and Assam. The state capital is Kolkata (Calcutta), the seventh-largest city in India, and center of the third-largest metropolitan area in the country. As for geography, West Bengal includes the Darjeeling Himalayan hill region, the Ganges delta, the Rarh region, and the coastal Sundarbans. The main ethnic group are the Bengalis, with Bengali Hindus forming the demographic majority.

2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election

A Legislative Assembly election was held in 2016 for the 294 seats of the Vidhan Sabha in the state of West Bengal in India.The All India Trinamool Congress under Mamata Banerjee won 211 seats, and thus was reelected with an enhanced majority. Like in the 2011 election, the poll was held in six phases. The first phase was held in Naxalite-Maoist affected Red corridor areas with two polling dates: April 4 and April 11. The other phases were held on April 17, 21, 25, 30 and May 5. The result of the election was declared on May 19.

He contested 2009 Indian general election from Alipurduars constituency and was defeated by Manohar Tirkey of Revolutionary Socialist Party (India). [4] [5]

2009 Indian general election general election in India

India held general elections to the 15th Lok Sabha in five phases between 16 April 2009 and 13 May 2009. With an electorate of 714 million, it was the largest democratic election in the world till the Indian General Elections 2014 held from 7 April 2014.

Alipurduars is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Alipurduar in West Bengal. While six assembly segments of No. 2 Alipurduars are in Alipurduar district, one segment is in Cooch Behar district. The seat is reserved for scheduled tribes.

Manohar Tirkey is a member of the 15th Lok Sabha. He was elected on a Revolutionary Socialist Party ticket from Alipurduars.

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