West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Kumarganj profile: TMC's Toraf Hossain Mandal won seat in 2016

The Kumarganj constituency lies in the Dakshin Dinajpur district of West Bengal

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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Kumarganj profile: TMC's Toraf Hossain Mandal won seat in 2016

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The Kumarganj constituency lies in the Dakshin Dinajpur district of West Bengal. It is part of the Balurghat Parliamentary constituency.

In 2016, the constituency had a total of 1,79,509 registered electors.

Voter turnout in previous election: The polling percentage in the 2016 Assembly election was 85.85 percent.

Past election results and winners: In 2011, Trinamool Congress' (TMC) Begam Mahamuda defeated CPM candidate Khatun Mafuja by a narrow margin of 4218 votes.

In 2016, TMC retained the seat as its canddiate, Toraf Hossain Mandal, registered a victory over Mafuja Khatun by a margin of 3,496 votes.

The Kumarganj Assembly constituency is expected to go to polls in April-May 2021, as part of West Bengal Assembly polls 2021.

The election will be held to elect a total of 294 Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs).

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