Though Trinamool Congress is on a strong wicket in Kaliganj assembly constituency, the claims of the Left Front and BJP cannot be set aside. The party which will have the support of the minorities will do well in the coming election in 2016.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|AHAMED NASIRUDDIN (LAL)||AITC||83898|
|None of the Above||None of the Above||2349|
|ALTAF HOSSAIN SEKH||CPI(ML)(L)||946|
Kaliganj had elected Naseeruddin Ahamed of Trinamool Congress in 2011. He won the seat for his party by defeating RSP’s Sankar Sarkar by a comfortable margin of 17178 votes in a bipolar fight. While 74,091 votes were polled in favour of Naseeruddin Ahamed, the RSP candidate got 56,913 votes and was followed by BJP’s Mahadeb Ghosh who got 13,319 votes.
RSP’s Dhananjoy Modak had been elected from Kaliganj assembly constituency in 2001 and 2006. Abdus Salam Munshi of the Congress had consecutively won the seat in 1987, 1991 and 1996. Earlier RSP had claimed the seat in 1977 and 1982 when its candidate Debsaran Ghosh emerged victorious from Kaliganj assembly constituency.
Located in the Nadia district of West Bengal, Kaliganj assembly constituency covers Bara Chandghar. Faridpur, Debagram, Gobra, Juranpur, Hatgachha, Kaliganj, Mira I, Mira II, Matiari, Panighata, Plassey I and Plassey II gram panchayats of Kaliganj block.
The minority dominated Kaliganj is one of the seven assembly segments falling under the Krishnanagar parliamentary constituency which is currently represented in the Lok Sabha by TMC’s Tapas Paul.
In the 2011 assembly poll to Kaliganj, there was a total electorate of 186279. Of them, 98170 were males and 88109 were females.
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