Para Assembly Elections 2016

Since the sitting Congress MLA Umapada Bauri is now with TMC, the party hopes to do well in the coming assembly polls. There will be muti- cornered fight among the candidates of four major parties viz, TMC, CPIM, Congress and BJP though the last one does not stand much of a chance as that party did not garner enough votes in Para as compared to other districts of West Bengal in 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

Para Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
Umapada Bauri AITC Won
Dinanath Bauri CPM 69917
Nadiar Chand Bouri BJP 11044
Nota Nota 3676
Gobordhan Bagdi JMM 2329
Mihir Kumar Sahis SUCI(C) 2205
Ananta Rajak IND 1529
Pabitra Bauri BSP 894
Uttam Das AJSU Party 664

Umapada Bauri, who has joined Trinamool Congress after quitting the Congress, is the sitting MLA from Para which he won as a Congress member in 2011 by wresting the seat from the CPIM. Umapada Bauri has not resigned his seat after joining TMC, he has been suspended from the party It has to be noted that the Congress was in alliance with the TMC in 2011.

The CPIM has been winning it since 1977. Bilasi Bala Sahis of CPIM had emerged victorious from the seat four successive terms from 1991. In a bye election held in 2009 necessitated due to the resignation of Bilasi Bala Sahis after her election to the Zilla Parishad, the CPMís Minu Bauri won by 40,787 votes by defeat in her nearest rival Charan Bauri of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM).

Tribal dominated Para assembly constituency centres on the blocks of Para and Raghunathpur. Located in the Purulia district of West Bengal, Para had a total electorate of 184196. Out of these electors, while 97200 were male voters, the rest women. This Moist hit constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to scheduled castes.

Para Assembly Election Videos 2016

Bolivar fail to advance to Libertadores quarters

    Updated On : May 25,2018   1:34 pm
La Paz, May 25 (IANS) Club Bolivar were eliminated from the Copa Libertadores group B, despite defeating Ecuador's Delfin S.C. 2-1. View More..

Paraguay to bid farewell to keeper Villar

    Updated On : May 24,2018   1:56 pm
Asuncion, May 24 (IANS) Paraguay's June 12 friendly against Japan will be veteran goalkeeper Justo Villar's final appearance for the national side, coach Gustavo Morinigo has said. View More..

Bolivar to face Delfin in critical Copa Libertadores tie

    Updated On : May 23,2018   11:06 pm
La Paz, May 23 (IANS) Bolivar, the two-time defending Bolivian league champion, and Ecuador's Delfin are preparing to square off this week in La Paz, with a spot in the round of 16 of the Copa Libertadores, South America's premier club soccer competition, on the line. View More..

Paraguay's Dominguez re-elected head of South American football body

    Updated On : May 12,2018   3:40 pm
Asuncion, May 12 (IANS) Alejandro Dominguez was unanimously re-elected on Friday as president of the South American footall confederation Conmebol at its 69th annual congress here. View More..

Paraguayan court upholds extradition order for ex-CONMEBOL chief

    Updated On : May 09,2018   3:22 pm
Asuncion, May 9 (IANS) A Paraguayan appeals court has upheld a decision to extradite the former president of the South American football confederation (CONMEBOL) Nicolas Leoz to the United States to face corruption charges. View More..

Libertad enter Copa Libertadores 2nd round

    Updated On : May 04,2018   1:32 pm
La Paz (Bolivia), May 4 (IANS) Paraguayan club Libertad qualified for the second round of the Copa Libertadores football tournament with a 3-1 win over Bolivian side The Strongest at the Estadio Hernando Siles here. View More..

Abdo Benitez elected Paraguay president

    Updated On : Apr 23,2018   8:18 am
Asuncion, April 23 (IANS) Paraguay's ruling Colorado Party candidate Mario Abdo Benitez has won the presidential election, data released by the country's election tribunal showed. View More..

Tucuman claims first win in Copa Libertadores

    Updated On : Apr 19,2018   12:10 pm
La Paz (Bolivia), April 19 (IANS) Argentine football club Atletico Tucuman claimed their first victory in the Copa Libertadores after defeating Bolivian team The Strongest 2-1 away, at an altitude of 3,600 meters here. View More..

Nacional focuses on holding on to top spot in Paraguayan league

    Updated On : Mar 29,2018   2:12 pm
Asuncion, March 29 (IANS) Undefeated Nacional will be focusing on defending the top spot in the Paraguayan football league standings when they take on Deportivo Santani this weekend. View More..

Vasco da Gama advance in Copa Libertadores

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   8:56 pm
La Paz, Feb 22 (IANS) Brazil's Vasco da Gama defeated Bolivia's Jorge Wilstermann 4-0 to advance to Group 5 of the Copa Libertadores, South America's premier club football competition. View More..

40 dead in Bolivian carnival festivities

    Updated On : Feb 14,2018   2:30 pm
La Paz, Feb 14 (IANS) At least 40 people died and over 100 were injured in Bolivia during the carnival weekend due to car accidents, homicides and flooding. View More..

Paraguay's Guarani sign 8 players for Copa Libertadores

    Updated On : Jan 25,2018   6:56 pm
Asunción (Paraguay), Jan 25 (IANS) Paraguay's Guarani have signed eight new players for the 2018 season as they bid for a place in the main draw of the Copa Libertadores. View More..

Bolivia midfielder Chumacero joins Mexico's Puebla

    Updated On : Dec 25,2017   12:24 pm
La Paz (Bolivia), Dec 25 (IANS) Mexico's Club Puebla have signed Bolivia international midfielder Alejandro Chumacero for the 2018 season, the Liga MX side said. View More..

Club Bolivar crowned Bolivian football champions

    Updated On : Dec 11,2017   12:22 pm
La Paz, Dec 11 (IANS) Club Bolivar won Bolivia's Clausura first division title with a 1-1 draw at Nacional Potosi. View More..

Bolivia to revamp country's largest stadium

    Updated On : Dec 08,2017   12:24 pm
La Paz (Bolivia), Dec 8 (IANS) The Bolivian government has approved plans to redevelop the Hernando Siles stadium in La Paz, the country's largest sports venue. View More..

Paraguay part ways with coach Arce

    Updated On : Dec 05,2017   12:50 pm
Asunción, Dec 5 (IANS) The Paraguayan Football Association (APF) has announced the departure of national men's football coach Francisco Arce after the team's failure to qualify for next year's FIFA World Cup. View More..

Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay sign memorandum for 2030 WC bid

    Updated On : Nov 22,2017   6:38 am
Asuncion, Nov 22 (IANS) The governments and football federations of Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay have signed a memorandum of understanding to file a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup. View More..

Judge approves extradition of former CONMEBOL boss Leoz

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   12:08 pm
Asuncion, Nov 17 (IANS) A Paraguayan judge has approved the extradition of Nicolas Leoz, the one-time head of South American football governing body CONMEBOL, to face bribery charges in the United States. View More..

Paraguayan first division match suspended amid violence

    Updated On : Oct 09,2017   2:12 pm
Asuncion (Paraguay), Oct 9 (IANS) A Paraguayan first division football match between Olimpia and Sol de America was suspended due to violent clashes between fans. View More..

Bolivia hold Brazil to draw in World Cup qualifier

    Updated On : Oct 06,2017   12:20 pm
La Paz (Bolivia), Oct 6 (IANS) Bolivia held Brazil to a goalless draw in their FIFA World Cup qualifier here, a result that had little impact on the CONMEBOL group standings. View More..