West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Baranagar profile: Constituency recorded 77.01% turnout in 2016 polls

In the 2016 Assembly election, incumbent TMC MLA Tapas Roy emerged victorious from the seat

FP Research March 25, 2021 19:50:18 IST pollpedia
West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Baranagar profile: Constituency recorded 77.01% turnout in 2016 polls

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The Baranagar Assembly constituency lies in the North 24 Parganas district. It is a part of the Dum Dum Lok Sabha constituency.

In 2016, Baranagar had a total of 2,08,417 registered electors and 252 polling booths.

Voter turnout in previous election

The voter turnout for the constituency of Baranagar in the 2016 Assembly election was 77.01 percent.

Past election results and winners

In the 2016 Assembly election, incumbent TMC MLA Tapas Roy emerged victorious from the seat. He had defeated RSP’s Sukumar Ghosh in the 2011 polls. Roy is contesting the polls on a TMC ticket from the Baranagar constituency.

Baranagar will vote in the fifth phase of the polls on 17 April.

Elections for the West Bengal Assembly will be held in eight phases, up from seven last time, beginning with polling for 30 seats on 27 March. The second phase of West Bengal's assembly elections has been scheduled for 1 April and will cover 30 constituencies, followed by the third phase on 6 April for 31 seats, the fourth on 10 April for 44 constituencies, the fifth on 17 April for 45 seats, sixth for 43 seats on 22 April, seventh phase on 26 April for 36 seats and last and eighth phase on 29 April for 35 seats.

The results of the election will be declared on 2 May.

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