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party name
candidate name
SKM
Kunga Nima Lepcha

SKM

Kunga Nima Lepcha

WON

  • Constituency No : 27
  • Region : East
Constituency Data
Reservation for Bhutia-Lepcha
Number of Voters 10,073
Number of Male Voters
Number of Female Voters
Results 2014 2009
 
Winner SKM SDF
 
Turnout % 68.17% 70.38%
 
Margin of Victory 1,891 1,578
 
Margin of Victory % 27.54% 27.53%
 
  • Voting Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
  • Counting Date: May 23, 2019

27. Gangtok is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in East region of Sikkim and falls in East Sikkim district. Sikkim is located in North East India. Seat is reserved for Bhutia-Lepcha.

This constituency has 10,073 voters of which are male and are female and voters of the third gender.

In the 2019 Sikkim Assembly elections, Gangtok, recorded a voter turnout of 62.39%. The voter turnout in the 2014 Assembly elections was 68.17% and in 2009, 70.38% of Gangtok's voters came out to elect their Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA).

In the 2014 Sikkim state Assembly elections, Pintso Chopel of SKM won in this seat defeating SDF's candidate by a margin of 1,891 votes which was 27.54% of the total votes polled. Pintso Chopel polled a total of 6,867 (61.18%) votes.

SDF's Dorjee Namgyal Bhutia won this seat in the 2009 Sikkim Assembly elections beating the BSP candidate by a margin of 1578 (27.53%) votes. Dorjee Namgyal Bhutia polled 5,731 which was 61.18% of the total votes polled.

Gangtok went to the polls in Phase 1 of the 2019 Sikkim Assembly polls on Thursday, April 11, 2019. The election results for the seat are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.

Constituency name in other Indian languages: गंगटोक (Hindi), গ্যাংটক (Bangla), கங்டோக் (Tamil), and గ్యాంగ్‌టక్ (Telugu).

State name in other Indian languages: सिक्किम (Hindi), সিকিম (Bengali), सिक्कीम (Marathi), સિક્કિમ (Gujarati), சிக்கிம் (Tamil), సిక్కిమ్ (Telugu), ಸಿಕ್ಕಿಂ (Kannada), and സിക്കിം (Malayalam).

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Gangtok Election Results 

PARTY
VOTES POLLED
VOTES%
CANDIDATE NAME
SKM
4,208
61.28 %
Pintso Chopel
SDF
2,317
33.74 %
Hishey Lachungpa
BJP
171
2.49 %
Norden Gyalpo Dorji
INC
72
1.05 %
Tshering Gyatso Kaleon
NOTA
62
0.9 %
None Of The Above
TMC
37
0.54 %
Tshering Wangchuk Lepcha
PARTY
VOTES POLLED
VOTES%
CANDIDATE NAME
SDF
3,506
61.18 %
Dorjee Namgyal Bhutia
INC
1,928
33.64 %
Tshering Gyatso Kaleon
IND
150
2.62 %
Delay Namgyal Barfungpa
SHRP
123
2.15 %
Uttam Lepcha
SGPP
24
0.42 %
Mingma Topden Sherpa
 

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Assembly Interactive Map 

 

India

  • Active Cases

    2,650

     
  • Total Confirmed

    2,902

     
  • Cured/Discharged

    183

     
  • Total DEATHS

    68

     
Data Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India
Updated: April 04 (09:00 AM)
Hospitals & Testing centres

World

  • Active Cases

    830,989

     
  • Total Confirmed

    1,120,099

     
  • Cured/Discharged

    229,853

     
  • Total DEATHS

    59,257

     
Data Source: Johns Hopkins University, U.S. (www.jhu.edu)
Hospitals & Testing centres