The constituency will go to the polls on 22 April, throughout the sixth part of the 2021 West Bengal Assembly election.
Krishnanagar Uttar Assembly Election 2021: Krishnanagar Uttar Assembly constituency is positioned in Nadia district and comes below Krishnanagar Lok Sabha constituency. The seat has been vacant since TMC MLA Abani Mohan Joardar, a former minister, died in June 2020.
The Assembly section contains Krishnanagar municipality; and Bhandar Khola, Bhimpur, Asannagar, Dogachhi and Pora Gachha gram panchayats of Krishnanagar-I group growth block. Krishnanagar Uttar and Krishnanagar Dakshin got here into existence in 2011, previous to which the Lok Sabha constituency had Krishnagar East and Krishnagar West Assembly constituencies.
The constituency will go to the polls on 22 April, throughout the sixth part of the 2021 West Bengal Assembly election. While TMC has given a ticket to Bengali actress Koushani Mukherjee in Krishnagar Uttar, the BJP and the Left-Congress-ISF alliance are but to disclose their picks for the seat.
Voter turnout in earlier election
Krishnanagar Uttar witnessed 85.73 % voter turnout throughout the 2016 Assembly election, when 1,88,074 voters exercised their franchise. The constituency, on the time, had 268 polling stations for its voters of two,19,383.
Past election outcomes and winners
In the 2016 election, TMC’s Abani Joardar polled 82,864 votes towards 69,949 votes acquired by his CPM rival Asim Kumar Saha. Joardar had received the 2011 election with 96,677 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 part 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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