16. Tumen-Lingi is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in South region of Sikkim and falls in South Sikkim district. Sikkim is located in North East India. Seat is reserved for Bhutia-Lepcha.
This constituency has 13,607 voters of which are male and are female and voters of the third gender.
In the 2019 Sikkim Assembly elections, Tumen-Lingi, recorded a voter turnout of 81.28%. The voter turnout in the 2014 Assembly elections was 84.88% and in 2009, 84.9% of Tumen-Lingi's voters came out to elect their Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA).
In the 2014 Sikkim state Assembly elections, Ugen T Gyatso Bhutia of SDF won in this seat defeating SDF's candidate by a margin of 3,192 votes which was 27.64% of the total votes polled. Ugen T Gyatso Bhutia polled a total of 11,550 (55.33%) votes.
SDF's Ugen T Gyatso Bhutia won this seat in the 2009 Sikkim Assembly elections beating the BSP candidate by a margin of 1324 (14.58%) votes. Ugen T Gyatso Bhutia polled 9,084 which was 55.33% of the total votes polled.
Tumen-Lingi 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: तुमेन-लिंग (Hindi), তুমেন লিঙ্গি (Bangla), டியூமென் லிங்கி (Tamil), and తుమెన్-లింగీ (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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