A keen contest between CPM and Trinamool Congress is on cards in the coming assembly election to the Dum Dum Uttar (North). In fact, it is too close to make a call. Though BJP’s fortunes are also in the rise, the party lacks a strong organizational network.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|Dr. Tapan Chandra Das||BJP||15420|
|None of the Above||None of the Above||3518|
Chandrima Bhattacharya is the sitting Trinamool Congress MLA of Dum Dum Uttar assembly seat which he won by defeating his nearest CPM rival Rekha Goswami by a huge margin of 19026 votes in 2011. In that election, while Chandrima Bhattacharya, a minister in the Mamata Banerjee government, polled 94676 votes, Rekha Goswami received 75650 votes and was followed by BJP’s Chandan Roy who got 4,741 votes.
Earlier, Rekha Goswami was elected from the Dum Dum assembly seat in 2006. She did not contest the seat in 2011. In her place CPM heavyweight Robin Deb entered the fray.
Located in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, Dum Dum Uttar assembly constituency is formed the areas covered by North Dum Dum municipality and New Barrackpur municipality.
Dum Dum Uttar assembly constituency, which came into being before the 2011 assembly elections, is formed by the areas covered by North Dum Dum municipality and New Barrackpur municipality.
Dum Dum Uttar is inhabited by the urban population. It is one of the seven assembly segments falling under the parliamentary seat of Dum Dum.
According to the latest figures released by the Election Commission of India, Dum Dum Uttar assembly constituency has a total electorate of2,04,245, out of which 1,05,239 are male voters and 99,006 are females.
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