West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Uluberia Uttar profile: TMC candidate Nirmal Maji won for second time in 2016
Uluberia Uttar is an Assembly constituency in the Howrah district of West Bengal. It falls under the Howrah Lok Sabha constituency
Uluberia Uttar is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in the Howrah district of West Bengal. It falls under the Howrah Lok Sabha constituency.
In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly election, the constituency had a total of 1,65,129 registered voters.
Voter turnout in previous election
The voter turnout in Uluberia Uttar in the previous Assembly election was 82.79 percent.
Past election results and winners
In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly election, Dr Nirmal Maji of the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) won the Uluberia Uttar constituency. He secured 79,390 votes as against 65,208 votes won by his main opponent Amiya Kumar Mondal of the Congress.
In the 2011 election, Maji on receiving 76,469 votes, defeated CPM candidate Ghuku Bhim. He lost by a margin of 18448 votes or 12.65 percent.
The West Bengal Assembly polls is likely to be held in April-May 2021 along with Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry.
The election will be held to elect a total of 294 Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs).
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.
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The TMC leader has been questioned twice by the central agency, which in the recent past conducted raids at various locations in the district in connection with the case