West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Madhyamgram profile: TMC's fields two-time MLA Rathin Ghosh from constituency
In the 2016 Assembly polls, TMC's Rathin Ghosh won from the Madhyamgram constituency, defeating his nearest rival Congress’ Tapas Majumdar
soThe Madhyamgram Assembly constituency lies in the North 24 Parganas district. It is a part of the Barasat Lok Sabha constituency.
In 2016, Madhyamgram had a total of 2,58,027 registered electors and 287 polling booths.
Voter turnout in previous election
The voter turnout for the constituency of Madhyamgram in the 2016 Assembly election was 86.75 percent.
Past election results and winners
In the 2016 Assembly election, Rathin Ghosh of the Trinamool Congress won the Madhyamgram Assembly constituency, defeating his nearest rival Congress’ Tapas Majumdar.
He also won the seat in the 2011 state polls, defeating his nearest rival Ranjit Choudhury of All India Forward Bloc. The Mamata Banerjee-led party is fielding Ghosh this year from the constituency.
Madhyamgram 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. The first phase began with polling for 30 seats on 27 March.
The second phase of West Bengal's Assembly elections took place on 1 April and covered 30 constituencies,.
The third phase was on 6 April for 31 seats. The fourth will be 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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