28. Upper Burtuk 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 unreserved.
This constituency has 12,764 voters of which are male and are female and voters of the third gender.
In the 2019 Sikkim Assembly elections, Upper Burtuk, recorded a voter turnout of 74.59%. The voter turnout in the 2014 Assembly elections was 81.42% and in 2009, 82.48% of Upper Burtuk's voters came out to elect their Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA).
In the 2014 Sikkim state Assembly elections, Prem Singh Tamang of SKM won in this seat defeating SDF's candidate by a margin of 573 votes which was 5.51% of the total votes polled. Prem Singh Tamang polled a total of 10,393 (78.63%) votes.
SDF's Prem Singh Tamang won this seat in the 2009 Sikkim Assembly elections beating the SP candidate by a margin of 4563 (60.73%) votes. Prem Singh Tamang polled 7,514 which was 78.63% of the total votes polled.
Upper Burtuk 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: अपर बरतुक (Hindi), বুরতুক (Bangla), அப்பர் பர்டக் (Tamil), and అప్పర్ బటుక్ (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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