Khejuri Assembly Elections 2016

After its victory in 2011, Trinamool Congress (TMC) has been able to establish its hegemony in the Khejuri assembly constituency. The CPIM, on the other hand, has lost ground due to desertion of its cadres. In the coming 2016 assembly elections to West Bengal, TMC has the edge in this violence prone assembly constituency. While the BJP is not a competitive force, the Congress does not stand a chance.

Khejuri Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
RANAJIT MONDAL AITC Won
103699
ASIM KUMAR MANDAL IND 61214
PATRA SWADESH RANJAN BJP 17064
RAGHUNATH DAS SP 3473
TAPAS MAITI SUCI(C) 2891
None of the Above None of the Above 2625

Khejuri assembly seat is currently held by the TMC MLA Ranajit Mondal who won it by defeating his nearest CPM rival by a comfortable margin of 16160 votes in 2011. In that election while Ranajit Mondal received 87,833 votes, the CPM nominee secured 71,673 votes and was distantly followed by BJP’s Kalipada Mandal who secured 3,924 votes.

In the 2006 assembly election to Khejuri, Swadesh Patra of West Bengal Socialist Party (WBSP) emerged victorious by defeating his nearest rival Dr. Partha Pratim Das of TMC.

Khejuri is one of the sixteen assembly constituencies in the Purbi Medinipur district of West Bengal. The assembly constituency covers blocks of Khejuri-1 & Khejuri-2 as well as Garbari I and Garbari II gram panchayats of Bhagabanpur- 2 block.

Reserved for the candidates belonging to scheduled castes, Khejuri is one of the seven assembly segments in the Kanthi Lok Sabha constituency.

In the 2011 election to the Khejuri assembly constituency, a total of 177602 electors were eligible to exercise their franchise. Of them while 92491 were male voters, the rest were females whose number stood at 85111.

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