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Jharkhand Lockdown Extended till June 10

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Joe Biden Tells Intelligence Community To Report On The Emergence Of Covid 19 Within 90 Days

The President of the United States of America Joe Biden called the US intelligence community to report on the origin of coronavirus. There are various theories circulating about the possible origin of Covid 19. Joe Biden asked the US intelligence to revert back with ‘sufficient information’ on the event within 90 days. The United States […]

america provides assistance to india The United States Of America provides $500 million in assistance to India

The second wave of coronavirus has been more catastrophic than the first. More than half of the admissions during the second wave required supplemental oxygen during treatment. The Scarcity of medical infrastructure in the nation collapsed the health system. To aid the nation, crucial foreign assistance arrived.  In these critical times, America provides over $500 […]




About Asansol Dakshin Assembly Constituency

Asansol Dakshin is constituency No. 280 of West Bengal legislative assembly. It is situated in Bardhaman district. It is part of Lok Sabha constituency No. 40 which is Asansol. It is an open constituency.

According to the Election Commission of India, Asansol Dakshin has a total of 2,04,435 registered voters. It has 1,13,260 male and 91,175 female voters.

Tapas Banerjee of Trinamool Congress won this seat in the 2011 assembly elections. Banerjee defeated his nearest contender, CPI(M)'s Ashok Kumar Mukherjee, by a margin of 28,541 votes. While Banerjee secured 89,645 votes, Mukherjee, the runner-up, got 61,104. The voter turnout was 78.69%.

Sitting and previous MLAs from Asansol Dakshin Assembly Constituency

Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Asansol Dakshin assembly elections conducted so far.

YearA C No.Constituency NameCategoryWinnerGenderPartyVoteRunner UpGenderPartyVote
2011280Asansol DakshinGENTapas BanerjeeMAITC89645Ashok Kumar MukherjeeMCPM61104

Last Updated on May 13, 2016