Sagardighi is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency within the Murshidabad district of West Bengal
Sagardighi is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency within the Murshidabad district of West Bengal. It falls underneath the Jangipur Lok Sabha constituency. It is an open seat now however was earlier reserved for scheduled castes.
In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly election, the constituency had a complete of 1,70,995 registered voters.
Voter turnout in earlier election
The voter turnout in Sagardighi within the earlier Assembly election was 82.99 %.
Past election outcomes and winners
In the 2016 Assembly polls, Subrata Saha of the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) was elected to energy after securing 44,817 votes as in opposition to 39,603 votes received by Aminul Islam of the Congress social gathering.
In 2011 as properly, the TMC retained the seat. Subrata Saha was fielded in opposition to Ismail Sekh of CPI and was declared the winner upon securing 54,708 votes. Sekh, the runner-up, misplaced the electoral battle by a margin of 45,74 votes or 3.18 %.
On 26 February, the Election Commission announced the schedule for Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala, West Bengal and Puducherry.
The voting will start on 27 March, with Bengal having the utmost eight phases persevering with until 29 April, the ballot physique had mentioned.
The election can be held to elect a complete of 294 Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs).
The state is held by the AITC with an absolute majority, with Mamata Banerjee on her second consecutive time period as chief minister. The ruling social gathering is preventing a pitched battle with archrival BJP, whereas the Congress-led alliance can be a key participant within the fray.