In 2016, TMC’s Ramendranath Biswas—who had gained the 2011 election by 15,690 votes—retained Kalyani seat with an improved victory margin of 26,095 votes.
Kalyani Assembly constituency is positioned in Nadia district and comes below Ranaghat Lok Sabha constituency. The seat within the West Bengal Assembly is reserved for the Scheduled Castes.
The Assembly phase contains Chanduria-II, Kanchrapara, Madanpur-I, Madanpur-II, Saguna, Sarati and Simurali gram panchayats of Chakdaha neighborhood growth block; and Kalyani and Gayespur municipalities. Kalyani got here into existence as an Assembly constituency in 2011, based mostly on the orders of the Delimitation Commission.
Polling within the constituency shall be held on 17 April, in the course of the fifth section of the 2021 West Bengal Assembly election.
Voter turnout in earlier election
Kalyani witnessed 81.81 % voter turnout in the course of the 2016 Assembly election, when 1,89,918 voters exercised their franchise. The constituency, on the time, had 269 polling stations for its citizens of two,32,145.
Past election outcomes and winners
In 2016, TMC’s Ramendranath Biswas—who had gained the 2011 election by 15,690 votes—retained Kalyani seat with an improved victory margin of 26,095 votes. While Biswas garnered 95,795 votes, his CPM rival Alakesh Das polled 69,700 votes.
As per the ultimate electoral roll revealed by the Election Commission in January, there are 7,34,07,832 electors in West Bengal.
The 2021 West Bengal Assembly election shall be held in eight phases. While the primary section shall be held on 27 March, the second shall be held on 1 April and the third shall be held on 6 April. The dates for the remaining phases are: 10, 17, 22, 26 and 29 April. The outcomes shall be declared on 2 May.
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