West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Ghatal (SC) profile: TMC fields two-time MLA Shankar Dolai
The voter turnout for the constituency of Ghatal (SC) in the 2016 Assembly election was 84.16 percent
The Ghatal (SC) Assembly constituency lies in the Paschim Medinipur district. It is a part of the Ghatal Lok Sabha constituency.
In 2016, Ghatal (SC) had a total of 2,70,217 registered electors and 317 polling booths.
Voter turnout in previous election
The voter turnout for the constituency of Ghatal (SC) in the 2016 Assembly election was 84.16 percent.
Past election results and winners
In the 2016 Assembly election, Shankar Dolai of the Trinamool Congress retained the seat he had won in the 2011 polls. In the 2011 polls, he had defeated CPM’s Chhabi Pakhira. Ghosh is contesting the polls on a TMC ticket against’s BJP’s Sital Kapat from the Ghatal (SC) constituency.
Ghatal (SC) will vote in the second phase of the polls on 1 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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