Joachim Baxla, Indian politician, Died at 62


Joachim Baxla was born on January 16, 1955, and did on March 6, 2017.
He was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India.
Baxla represented the Alipurduars constituency of West Bengal.
He was a member of the Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) political party.
Joachim Baxla won the Alipurduars seat four times in a row.
He was denied a ticket by RSP to contest for the 15th Lok Sabha.
Because of that, Baxla resigned from the RSP and contested from the Alipurduar constituency as an independent and lost badly, RSP candidate Manohar Tirkey won the seat.
Joachim Baxla was relegated to the fourth position.
He then joined the Trinamool Congress and contested the 2011 West Bengal Assembly election under its flag from the Kumargram (Vidhan Sabha constituency).
Again, he lost the election to his RSP rival Dasrath Tirkey.
He died after a battle with cancer.
Joachim Baxla passed away at 62 years old.