Howrah Dakshin is an Assembly constituency within the Howrah district of West Bengal. It falls below the Howrah Lok Sabha constituency
Howrah Dakshin is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency within the Howrah district of West Bengal. It falls below the Howrah Lok Sabha constituency.
In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly election, the constituency had a complete of 1,96,208 registered voters.
Voter turnout in earlier election
The voter turnout in Howrah Dakshin within the earlier Assembly election was 73.58 %.
Past election outcomes and winners
In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly election, Brajamohan Majumder of the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) gained the Howrah Dakshin. He secured 93,689 votes as in opposition to 77,495 votes gained by his closest rival Arindam Basu of the Communist Party of India (Marxist).
In 2011 as nicely, the Howrah Dakshin seat was held by the TMC. Majumder was pitted in opposition to CPM candidate Krishna Kisor Ray. He defeated Ray by a margin of 31,422 votes or 17.43 %.
Elections for the West Bengal Assembly can be held in eight phases, up from seven final time, starting with polling for 30 seats on 27 March. The second section of West Bengal’s meeting elections has been scheduled for 1 April and can cowl 30 constituencies, adopted by the third section on 6 April for 31 seats, the fourth on 10 April for 44 constituencies, the fifth on 17 April for 45 seats, sixth for 43 seats on 22 April, seventh section on 26 April for 36 seats and final and eighth section on 29 April for 35 seats.
The outcomes of the election can be declared on 2 May.