2003 Tripura Legislative Assembly election

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All 60 seats in the Assembly
31 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Manik Sarkar.jpg
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Leader Manik Sarkar Birajit Sinha
Party CPI(M) INC
Leader's seat Dhanpur Kailasahar
Last election 38 13
Seats won 38 13
Seat change - -
Popular vote 711,119 498,749
Percentage 46.82% 32.84%

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Tripura District Map

CM before election

Manik Sarkar
CPI(M)

Elected CM

Manik Sarkar
CPI(M)

Tripura

The 2003 Tripura Legislative Assembly election took place in a single phase on 26 February to elect the Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) from each of the 60 Assembly Constituencies (ACs) in Tripura, India. Counting of votes occurred on 1 March 2003. The results were ready within the day.[1]

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)), led by Manik Sarkar, won 38 seats and formed a Government in Tripura[2]

Highlights

Election to the Tripura Legislative Assembly were held on February 26, 2003. The election were held in a single phase for all the 60 assembly constituencies.

Participating Political Parties

Partytype Abbreviation Party
National Parties
1BJP Bhartiya Janta Party
2CPI Communist Party of India
3CPM Communist Party of India (Marxist)
4INC Indian National Congress
5NCP Nationalist Congress Party
State Parties
6AITC All India Trinamool Congress
7INPT ndigenous Nationalist Party of Twipra
8RSP Revolutionary Socialist Party
State Parties - Other States
9CPI(ML)(L) Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist) (Liberation)
10FBL All India Forward Bloc
11JD(U) Janata Dal (United)
Registered(Unrecognised ) Parties
12AMB Amra Bangalee
13LJNSP Lok Jan Shakti Party
Independents
14INDIndependent

[3]

No. of Constituencies

Type of Constituencies GEN SC ST Total
No. of Constituencies 33 7 20 60

[4]

Electors

Men Women Total
No.of Electors 1,000,309 931,411 1,931,720
No.of Electors who Voted 809,492 710,925 1,520,417
Polling Percentage 80.92% 76.33% 78.71%

[5]

Performance of Women Candidates

Men Women Total
No.of Contestants 235 19 254
Elected 58 02 60

[6]

Results

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Party Seats Contested Seats Won No. of Votes % of Votes 1998 Seats
Bharatiya Janata Party 21 0 20,032 1.32% 0
Communist Party of India 2 1 23,443 1.54% 1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 55 38 711,119 46.82% 38
Indian National Congress 42 13 498,749 32.84% 13
Nationalist Congress Party 12 0 4,553 0.30% 0
All India Trinamool Congress 18 0 6,493 0.43% 0
Indigenous Nationalist Party of Twipra 18 6 189,186 12.46% 4
Revolutionary Socialist Party 2 2 28,688 1.89% 2
Independents 52 0 12,788 0.84% 2
Total 254 60 1,518,789
Source: ECI[7]

Constituency wise Winners

A.C

No.

Assembly Constituency NameWinner Candidates NameGenderParty
1Simna (ST)Pranab Debbarma MCPM
2MohanpurRatan Lal Nath MINC
3Bamutia (SC)Prakash Ch.Das MINC
4BarjalaDipak Kumar Roy MINC
5KhayerpurPabitra Kar MCPM
6AgartalaSudip Roy Barman MINC
7RamnagarSurajit Datta MINC
8Town BordowaliAshok Kr, Bhattacharyya MINC
9BanamalipurGopal Ch.Ray MINC
10MajlishpurManik Dey MCPM
11Mandaibazar (ST)Manoranjan Debbarma MCPM
12Takarjala (ST)Rajeswar Debbarma MINPT
13Pratapgarh (SC)Anil Sarkar MCPM
14BadharghatSubrata Chakrabarty MCPM
15KamalasagarNarayan Ch.Choudhury MCPM
16BishalgarhSamir Ranjan Barman MINC
17Golaghati (ST)Ashok Debbarma MINC
18Charilam (ST)Narayan Rupini MCPM
19BoxanagarSahid Choudhury MCPM
20Nalchar (SC)Sukumar Barman MCPM
21SonamuraSubal Rudra MCPM
22DhanpurManik Sarkar MCPM
23Ramchandraghat (ST)Padma Kumar Debbarma FCPM
24KhowaiSamir Deb Sarkar MCPM
25Asharambari (ST)Sachindra Debbarma MCPM
26Pramodnagar (ST)Animesh Debbarma MINPT
27KalyanpurKajal Ch.Das MINC
28Krishnapur (ST)Khagendra Jamatia MCPM
29TeliamuraAshok Kumar Baidya MINC
30Bagma (ST)Gunapada Jamatia MCPM
31Salgarh (SC)Gopal Ch.Das MRSP
32RadhakishorepurJoy Gobinda Deb Roy MRSP
33MatarbariMadhab Ch.Saha MCPM
34KakrabanKeshab Majumder MCPM
35Rajnagar (SC)Sudhan Das MCPM
36BeloniaBasudeb Majumder MCPM
37Santirbazar (ST)Manindra Reang MCPI
38HrishyamukhBadal Choudhury MCPM
39Jolaibari (ST)Jashabir Tripura MCPM
40Manu (ST)Jitendra Choudhury MCPM
41SabroomGour Kanti Goswami MCPM
42Ampinagar (ST)Nagendra Jamatia MINPT
43BirganjRanjit Debnath MCPM
44Raima Valley (ST)Rabindra Debbarma MINPT
45KamalpurBijoy Lakshmi Singha FCPM
46Surma (SC)Sudhir Das MCPM
47Salema (ST)Prasanta Debbarma MCPM
48Kulai (ST)Bijoy Kumar Hrangkhawl MINPT
49Chhawmanu (ST)Syamacharan Tripura MINPT
50Pabiachhara (SC)Bidhubhusan Malakar MCPM
51FatikroyBijoy Roy MCPM
52ChandipurTapan Chakrabarty MCPM
53KailasaharBirajit Sinha MINC
54KurtiFaizur Rohman MCPM
55KadamtalaJyotirmoy Nath MINC
56DharmanagarAmitabha Datta MCPM
57JubarajnagarRamendra Ch.Debnath MCPM
58Pencharthal (ST)Arun Kr,Chakma MCPM
59PanisagarSubodh Das MCPM
60Kanchanpur (ST)Rajendra Reang MCPM

[8]

Government Formation

The 18 member Left Front ministry led by Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, sworn in on 7 March 2003.[9]

References

  1. ^ "State Election Commission, Tripura".
  2. ^ "Tripura 2003".
  3. ^ "List of Participating Political Parties".
  4. ^ "Constituencies-Tripura".
  5. ^ "Total No.of Electors".
  6. ^ "Performance of Women candidates Vs Men candidates".
  7. ^ "Tripura Election Result 2003-ECI".
  8. ^ "Detailed Result Tripura 2003".
  9. ^ "State of Politics in Tripura".