West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Malatipur profile: Congress' Alberuni Zulkarnain won seat in 2016
In 2011, Revolutionary Socialist Party's (RSP) Abdur Rahim Boxi defeated Independent candidate Al-Beruni by a margin of 6,701 votes
A teenage tribal girl, who works in Malatipur area in Puri district, has been allegedly raped inside a stationary bus in Puri, senior police officer said. The 15-year-old girl, a resident of Keonjhar district, was rescued after local people spotted her crying near Sri Gundicha temple. The accused, a helper in the bus, has been arrested and a case has been filed.