Nakashipara constituency picked Trinamool Congress candidate in 2016
- Nakashipara Assembly seat is currently held by Kallol Khan of Trinamool Congress
- The West Bengal Assembly seat falls under the Krishnanagar Lok Sabha constituency
- West Bengal Assembly polls will be held in eight phases from March 27 to April 29
The assembly constituency is currently held by Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Kallol Khan who defeated Tanmay Ganguli of Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) in 2016. The seat, one of West Bengal's 294 assembly constituencies, falls under the Krishnanagar Lok Sabha constituency.
The Krishnanagar Lok Sabha constituency is currently held by Mahua Moitra of TMC, who defeated Kalyan Chaubey of Bhartiya Janata Party.
The Nakashipara assembly constituency is an unreserved seat. It’s a TMC stronghold and from 2001, the seat has been held by it, with Khan as the MLA.
Here are a few details about the Nakashipara assembly seat
Name of the assembly constituency, district: Nakashipara, Nadia district
Lok Sabha constituency: Krishnanagar
Polling date: April 22
2016 candidates: Kallol Khan (TMC), Tanmay Ganguli (CPM)
2021 candidates: NA
Sitting MLA, party: Kallol Khan (TMC)
Winning margin in 2016: 6,250 votes (3.31%)
Runner up name, party: Tanmay Ganguli (CPM)
Number of voters in 2016: 189,206
Percentage of votes polled in 2016: 85.48%
Number of women voters in 2016: 91,859
Number of polling booths in 2015: 246