West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Sonarpur Dakshin profile: TMC's Jiban Mukhopadhyay won seat in 2016
In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly polls, TMC's Jiban Mukhopadhyay garnered 97,455 votes, as against 82,426 votes won by his main rival Tarit Chakraborty of the CPI
Since the 2009 polls, the Jadavpur seat is being held by the TMC. Sugata Bose is the sitting MP from Jadavpur. The seat is also significant for having elected stalwarts like Indrajit Gupta of the CPI, Somnath Chatterjee of the CPM and current chief minister Mamata Banerjee.