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Nepal Mahata
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Working President of the West Bengal State Congress Committee
MLA, West Bengal Legislative Assembly
In office
2001–2021
Preceded bySamir Mahato
Succeeded bySushanta Mahato
ConstituencyBaghmundi
Personal details
Born (1961-10-26) 26 October 1961 (age 60)
Purulia, West Bengal
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Rita Mahato
ChildrenDebmohan Mahata
Residence(s)Purulia, West Bengal
Alma materBurdhman university
ProfessionTeacher, headmaster
Source: [1]

Nepal Mahata (born 26 October 1961) is an Indian politician belonging to Indian National Congress who is currently serving his fourth term as a MLA in West Bengal state legislative assembly representing Baghmundi constituency (earlier name Jhalda constituency) since 2001.[1][2][3][4][5] He is also currently serving as the Working president in the West Bengal state congress Committee. By profession he is a teacher and is currently serving as a secretary in Ichag High School.

Personal life and education

Nepal Mahato was born in Purulia district of West Bengal to Debendra Nath Mahata and Bhabarani Mahata. He is married to Rita Mahata and has a son Debmohan Mahata.

Mahato did his scholing from Jhalda Satyabhama Vidyapith. He then joined JK college and University of Burdwan, where he completed his bachelors' and master's degree in Applied mathematics, before taking admission in Chotonagpur Law College (under University of Ranchi) to pursue LLB. He further went on to obtain an BEd in Mathematics from Ignou, making his dream of becoming a teacher come true.[3]

Electoral performances

Mahato first got elected from Jhalda constituency in 2001 and then again in 2006, 2011 and 2016,[1][4][5][2] (last two after the renaming of his constituency post delimitation in 2009). He was also the candidate of his party for Purulia Lok sabha seat in 2014 and 2019.

Year Election Party Constituency Name Result Votes gained Vote share%
2001 2001 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election Indian National Congress  Jhalda Won 48568 49.19%
2006 2006 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election Jhalda Won 59594 51.47%
2011 2011 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election Baghmundi Won 77,458 49.48%
2014 16th Lok Sabha Purulia Lost 4,13,394 21.41%
2016 2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election Baghmundi Won 88707 47.16%
2021 2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election Baghmundi Lost 51,046 24.74%[6]

References

  1. ^ a b ECI (14 August 2018). "2001 WB assembly election result". Retrieved 21 September 2020.
  2. ^ a b ECI (16 August 2018). "2016 WB assembly election result". Archived from the original on 17 October 2019. Retrieved 21 September 2020.
  3. ^ a b west bengal assembly website. "know your mla". Retrieved 22 September 2020.
  4. ^ a b ECI (14 August 2018). "2006 WB assembly election result". Retrieved 21 September 2020.
  5. ^ a b ECI (14 August 2018). "2011 WB assembly election result". Retrieved 21 September 2020.
  6. ^ "Baghmundi Assembly Constituency Election Result - Legislative Assembly Constituency". resultuniversity.com. Retrieved 2 August 2021.