Jorasanko (West Bengal) Assembly Elections Results


About Jorasanko Assembly Constituency

Jorasanko is constituency No. 165 of West Bengal legislative assembly. This unreserved seat is situated within Kolkata district. It is part of Lok Sabha constituency No. 24 which is Kolkata Uttar. Prior to 2009 general elections, Jorasanko was part of Calcutta North West Lok Sabha constituency. According to data with the Election Commission of India, this constituency has 2,03,439 registered voters which includes 1,26,157 male and 77,282 female voters. In the landmark 2011 assembly elections, the Trinamool Congress won this seat by a convincing margin of 31,509 votes. Smita Bakshi, the winning candidate, secured 57,970 votes. Her main contender, Janki Singh of CPI(M), got 26,461 votes. The voter turnout was a modest 55.75 %. With this victory, the TMC managed to win the Jorasanko seat for a third consecutive term. Before that, Jorasanko used to be a Congress stronghold.

Sitting and previous MLAs from Jorasanko Assembly Constituency

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

Year A C No. Constituency Name Category Winner Gender Party Vote Runner Up Gender Party Vote
2011 222 Jorasanko GEN Smita Bakshi F AITC 57970 Janki Singh F CPM 26461
2006 143 Jorasanko GEN Dinesh Bajaj M AITC 14162 Shyam Sundar Gupta M AIFB 13343
2001 143 Jorasanko GEN Satya Narayan Bajaj M AITC 14847 Shyam Sundar Gupta M FBL 14069
1996 143 Jorasanko GEN Deokinandan Poddar M INC 23787 Satish Narayan Bajaj M FBL 16073
1991 143 Jorasanko GEN Deokinandan Poddar M INC 21409 Sukumar Dass M FBL 12737
1987 143 Jorasanko GEN Deoki Nandan Poddar M INC 25519 Sukumar Das M FBL 13762
1982 143 Jorasanko GEN Deokinnandan Poddar M INC 19888 Shyam Sundar Gupta M FBL 16267
1977 143 Jorasanko GEN Vishnu Kant Shastri M JNP 13818 Deoki Nandan Poddar M INC 9003
1972 131 Jorasanko GEN Deokinandan Poddar M INC 27887 Lal Satyanarayan M CPM 10777
1971 131 Jorasanko GEN Deoki Nandan Poddar M INC 18621 Das Satyanarayan M CPM 8710
1969 131 Jorasanko GEN Deokinandan Poddar M INC 21092 Gupta Shyamsunder M FBL 16595
1967 131 Jorasanko GEN R.K.Poddar M INC 22134 P.D.Halwaria M INC 20080
1962 132 Jorasanko GEN Badri Prasad Poddar M INC 20238 Nalini Kanta Guha M FB 10846
1957 136 Jorasanko GEN Anandilall Poddar M INC 16090 Nalini Kanta Guha M FBM 10152
1951 169 Jorasanko GEN Amarendra Nath Basu M FBL(MG) 14983 Bhagwati Prasad Khaitan M INC 7501

Last Updated on: June 08, 2020
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