1967 Tripura Legislative Assembly election

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30 seats in the Assembly
16 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Leader Sachindra Lal Singh -
Party INC CPI(M)
Leader's seat Agartala Sadar II -
Last election No data available No data available
Seats won 27 2
Seat change No data available No data available
Popular vote 251,345 93,739
Percentage 57.95% 21.61%

Chief Minister before election

Sachindra Lal Singh
INC

Elected Chief Minister

Sachindra Lal Singh
INC

Tripura

Until 1972, Tripura was a Union Territory.[1] The 1967 Tripura Legislative Assembly election took place on 21 February 1967 in a single phase to elect the Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) from each of the 30 Assembly Constituencies (ACs) in Tripura, India.[2]

Indian National Congress led by Sachindra Lal Singh, won 27 seats and formed a Government in Tripura union territory.

Highlights

Election to the Tripura Legislative Assembly were held on February 21, 1967. The election were held in a single phase for all the 30 assembly constituencies.

Participating Political Parties

Partytype Abbreviation Party
National Parties
1BJS Bharatiya Jan Sangh
2CPI Communist Party of India
3CPM Communist Party of India (Marxist)
4INC Indian National Congress
5SSP Sanghata Socialist Party
Independents
6INDIndependent

[3]

No. of Constituencies

Type of Constituencies GEN SC ST Total
No. of Constituencies 18 3 9 30

[4]

Electors

Men Women Total
No.of Electors 605,934
-
605,934
No.of Electors who Voted 450,334
-
450,334
Polling Percentage 74.32%
-
74.32%

[5]

Performance of Women Candidates

Men Women Total
No.of Contestants 86 01 87
Elected 30 00 30

[6]

Result

Performance of the political parties in this election
Party Seats Contested Seats Won No. of Votes % of Votes 1963 Seats
Bharatiya Jana Sangh 5 0 1,506 0.35% No data available
Communist Party of India 7 1 34,562 7.97% No data available
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 16 2 93,739 21.61% No data available
Indian National Congress 30 27 251,345 57.95% No data available
Sanghata Socialist Party 1 0 83 0.02% No data available
Independents 28 0 52,457 12.10% No data available
Total 87 30 433,692

[7]

Constituency wise Winners

AC

No

Assembly Constituency NameWinner Candidates NameGenderParty
1MohanpurP . R . D . GuptaMINC
2Agartalasadar I (SC)B . B . DasMINC
3Agartalasadar IIS . SinghMINC
4Agartala Sadar IIIT . M . D . GuptaMINC
5Agartala TownK . BhattacharjeeMINC
6Old AgartalaJ . K . MajumderMINC
7Uttar Debendranagar (ST)A . D . BarmaMCPM
8Takarjala (ST)M . D . BarmaMINC
9BishalgarhU . L . SinghMINC
10Charilam (ST)A. DebbarmaMCPI
11Sonamura NorthD . K . ChaudhuriMINC
12Sonamura SouthB . AliMINC
13SalgarhE . A . ChoudhuryMINC
14RadhakishorepurN . K . SarkarMINC
15BeloniaU . K . RoyMINC
16MuhuripurS . C . ChoudhuryMINC
17Sabroom (ST)A . MagMINC
18Birganj (ST)B . B . RiyanMINC
19Dumburnagar (ST)R . C . D . RankhalMINC
20Teliamura (SC)P . K . DasMINC
21Kalyanpur (ST)B . C . D . BarmaMCPM
22KhowaiS . C . DattaMINC
23Kamalpur (SC)K . C . DasMINC
24Kulaihour (ST)G . DewanMINC
25FatikroyR . R . GuptaMINC
26KailashaharM . L . BhowmikMINC
27Dharmanagar SouthM . NathMINC
28Kanchanpur (ST)R . P . ChoudhuryMINC
29Dharmanagar NorthB . B . BanerjeeMINC
30KadamtalaA . WazidMINC

[8]

Government formation

Indian National Congress,(INC) won a majority of the 30 seats in the assembly. Sachindra Lal Singh of the INC continued as Chief Minister.[9]

References

  1. ^ "Tripura union territory".
  2. ^ "State Election Commission, Tripura".
  3. ^ "List of Participating Political Parties".
  4. ^ "Constituencies-Tripura".
  5. ^ "Total No.of Electors".
  6. ^ "Performance of Women candidates Vs Men candidates".
  7. ^ "1967 Tripura Election result".
  8. ^ "Detailed Result 1967".
  9. ^ "Government formation-1967,Tripura".