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Rajarhat New Town (West Bengal) Assembly Constituency Elections 2018


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About Rajarhat-New Town Assembly Constituency

Rajarhat New Town is constituency No. 115 of West Bengal legislative assembly. It is situated in North 24 Parganas. It is part of Lok Sabha constituency No. 17 which is Barasat. It is an unreserved constituency. This constituency emerged in 2011 following the bifurcation of the erstwhile Rajarhat constituency.

According to the Election Commission of India, the constituency of Rajarhat New Town has 1,84,101 registered voters. It has 96,782 male and 87,319 female voters.

In the 2011 assembly elections, the Trinamool Congress managed to capture this seat and secure an important win from here. Rajarhat had been a CPI(M) domain for a few decades. Sabyasachi Dutta, the TMC candidate, won by a margin of 7,747 votes. While Dutta bagged 80,738 votes, CPI(M)'s Tapash Chatterjee, the nearest contender, got 72,991. The voter turnout was 89.11%.

Sitting and previous MLAs from Rajarhat New Town Assembly Constituency

Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Rajarhat New Town assembly elections conducted so far.

YearA C No.Constituency NameCategoryWinnerGenderPartyVoteRunner UpGenderPartyVote
2011115Rajarhat New TownGENSabyasachi DuttaMAITC80738Tapash ChatterjeeMCPM72991

Last Updated on May 13, 2016


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