West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Kashipur-Belgachia profile: TMC's Mala Saha currently represents seat
Kashipur-Belgachia is an Assembly constituency in the Kolkata North district of West Bengal. It falls under the Kolkata Uttar Lok Sabha constituency
Kashipur-Belgachia is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in the Kolkata North district of West Bengal. It falls under the Kolkata Uttar Lok Sabha constituency.
In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly election, the constituency had a total of 1,43,420 registered voters.
Voter turnout in previous election
The voter turnout in Kashipur-Belgachia in the previous Assembly election was 64.85 percent.
Past election results and winners
In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly election, Mala Saha of the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) won the Kashipur-Belgachia seat. She won 72,264 votes, as against 46,454 votes won by main rival Kaninika Bose of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). Bose was defeated by a margin of 25,810 votes or 18 percent.
In 2011 as well, the Kashipur-Belgachia was held by the TMC. Saha was declared winner after securing 87,408 votes. CPM's Kaninika Bose was the runner-up, who lost by a margin of 40,284 votes or 28.42 percent.
The election will be held to elect a total of 294 Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs).
The 53-year-old Bishnoi, who was expelled by the Congress from all party positions for cross-voting in the June Rajya Sabha polls, resigned from the state Assembly on Wednesday
Varma, a former JD(U) MP, had joined the TMC last year, saying it was the need of the hour to work towards strengthening the Opposition.
Eating raw brinjal, dressing as Hitler, holding milk packets: Peculiar methods of Opposition protest
Trinamool Congress MP Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar, speaking in the Lok Sabha on Monday, bit into a raw brinjal to highlight high gas prices. She claimed that cooking gas is so expensive that one might be forced to consume raw vegetables