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Alipurduar West Bengal Parliamentary Constituency 2019, Alipurduar Lok Sabha Constituency Details, Political News, West Bengal Lok Sabha Elections 2019 News Updates, Alipurduar Parliamentary Constituency details 2019, Alipurduar MP Issues

Alipurduar West Bengal Parliamentary Constituency 2019, Alipurduar Lok Sabha Constituency Details, Political News, West Bengal Lok Sabha Elections 2019 News Updates, Alipurduar Parliamentary Constituency details 2019, Alipurduar MP Issues

About the Constituency:

One of the 42 parliamentary constituencies of the state of West Bengal, Alipurduars is a constituency representing the Jalpaiguri district of the State. According to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Alipurduars Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 2) were 1,229,301 of which 588,966 are females and 640,335 are males. It was formed prior to the 1977 elections and it is reserved for ST candidates. This constituency comprises of seven assembly segments and it has 1,230,000. 

Assembly Segments:

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Tufanganj

Kumargram (ST)

Kalchini (ST)

Alipurduars

Falakata (SC)

Madarihat (ST)

Nagrakata (ST)

   

About Alipurduar:

The city of Alipurduars lies on the eastern bank of Kaljani River on the foot of the Himalayas. This city lies in the Dooars region and is well known for its natural scenic beauty. The city stands at an average elevation of 93 m and covers an area of over 3383 sq km. It acts as a gateway to the north eastern states and the country of Bhutan.

The city has a population of over 127,000 with a child population of about 11,000. About 51% of the population is male and the sex ratio is 960 females for every 1000 males. The average literacy rate of Alipurduars is about 90% with males and female literacy rates of 76% and 72%. Alipurduars houses Buxa Tiger Reserve. The name loosely translated to "Queens of Dooars" and it is well renowned for its contribution to music. Being the headquarters of the North-East frontier Railway, Alipurduars is well connected to all of India through railways. National Highways NH-31 and NH-31D is connected to Alipurduars. 

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Manohar Tirkey

Age

60

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

Revolutionary Socialist Party

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Inter/ Higher Secondary

 Performance in the 15thLok Sabha

Debates participated

32

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

596

Attendance

58%

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