Baduria Assembly Elections 2016

In the coming 2016 assembly election to Baduria, the constituency will witness direct fight between the Trinamool Congress and BJP. In the 2014 poll to the Basirhat Lok Sabha seat, the BJP edged past the CPM to become the main opponent to the TMC from this assembly segment. Though the Congress currently represents the seat, the party has been reduced to an insignificant player. In the 2015 election to Municipality of Baduria which is a part of the Baduria assembly constituency, the TMC had won the municipal body

Baduria Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
Abdur Rahim Quazi INC Won
Amir Ali AITC 76163
Debika Mukherjee BJP 17629
Gopal Das BSP 1166
Nurul Amin Mondal SUCI(C) 1130

Currently, Baduria is held by the Congress legislator Quazi Abdul Gaffar who was elected for the eighth term in 2011 by defeating then sitting CPM MLA Mohammad Shelim by a good margin of 22960 votes. Apart from 2011, Quazi Abdul Gaffar had won the seat in 1967, 1971, 1972, 1982, 1991, 1996 and 2001. Mohammad Shelim emerged victorious in 1987 and 2006.

Mustafa Quassem, who committed suicide in 2011 just months after winning the Basirhat North assembly seat, was also elected to the West Bengal Assembly in 1977 from Baduria and was a Rajya Sabha MP from 1984 to 1990.

The rural constituency of Baduria covers Baduria municipality, and Aturia, Bajitpur, Bagjola, Chandipur, Chhatra, North Jadurhati, South Jadurhati, Jagannathpur, Jasikati Atghara, Raghunathpur, Nayabastia Milani and Sayesta Nagar II gram panchayats of Baduria block.

Located the North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, Baduria is one of the seven assembly segments falling under the Basirhat parliamentary constituency.

According to the latest figured released by the Election Commission of India, Baduria has an electorate of 1 88 461. Out of them, 97,743 are male voters and 90,718 are female voters.

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