West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Daspur profile: TMC's Mamata Bhunia won seat in 2016

The voter turnout in the 2016 Assembly election was 78.42 percent. In the 2011 election, the polling percentage was 82.09 percent

FP Research March 29, 2021 20:24:10 IST pollpedia
West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Daspur profile: TMC's Mamata Bhunia won seat in 2016

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The Daspur constituency lies in the West Midnapore district of West Bengal. It is part of the Ghatal Lok Sabha constituency.

In 2016, the constituency had a total of 2,74,343 registered electors.

Voter turnout in previous election

The voter turnout in the 2016 Assembly election was 78.42 percent. In the 2011 election, the polling percentage was 82.09 percent.

Past election results and winners

In 2011, TMC's Ajit Bhunia trounced CPM candidate Sunil Adhikari by 24,927 votes. In the 2016 election, TMC candidate Mamata Bhunia defeated CPM's Swapan Santra by 28739 votes.

Polling dates:

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, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said while announcing the poll schedule.

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, Arora said.

Daspur will go to polls on1 April.

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

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