The Jorasanko Assembly constituency will go to polls on 29 April as a part of the eighth and ultimate section of the West Bengal Assembly Election 2021
Jorasanko is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency within the Kolkata North district of West Bengal. It falls beneath the Kolkata Uttar Lok Sabha constituency.
In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly election, the constituency had a complete of 1,04,640 registered voters.
The Jorasanko Assembly constituency will go to polls on 29 April as a part of the eighth and ultimate section of the West Bengal Assembly Election 2021.
Voter turnout in earlier election
The voter turnout in Jorasanko within the earlier Assembly election was 53.73 %.
Past election outcomes and winners
In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly election, Smita Bakshi of the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) gained the Jorasanko seat. She gained 44,766 votes, as towards 38,476 votes gained by her foremost rival Rahul Sinha of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Sinha was defeated by a skinny margin of 6,290 votes or 6.01 %.
In 2011 as properly, the Jorasanko seat was held by TMC. Bakshi was declared the winner after garnering 57,970 votes. Janki Singh of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) was the runner up, who misplaced by a margin of 31,509 votes or 27.78 %.
The Jorasanko Assembly constituency is anticipated to go to polls in April-May 2021, as a part of West Bengal Assembly polls 2021.
The election might be held to elect a complete of 294 Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs).
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