95. Bongaon Uttar (Bongaon North)
(बनगांव उत्तर), is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha seat in South East Bengal region and North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal (पश्चिम बंगाल). It shares inter-state border with North 24 Parganas. Bongaon Uttar is part of 14. Bangaon Lok Sabha/Parliamentary constituency. This seat is categoried as: Semi Urban.
This Scheduled Caste Assembly constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 38.69%. The estimated literacy level of the district in which this constituency falls in is 84.95%.
In the 2021 elections, there were a total of 250222 eligible electors, of which 126557 were male, 123658 female and 7 voters of the third gender.
The electorate gender ratio in Bongaon Uttar in 2021 is 977.
In the 2016 polls, there were a total of 229679 eligible electors, of which 117406 were male, 112272 female and 1 voters of the third gender.
In the 2011 West Bengal Assembly elections, there were a total of 189467 eligible electors, of which 97429 were male, 92039 female and voters of the third gender.
The number of service voters in Bongaon Uttar in 2016 was 1013. In 2011, there were 740.
Past winners/MLAs: In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly elections, Biswajit Das of TMC won in this seat by defeating Sushanta Bowali of AIFB by a margin of 33192 votes which was 17.53% of the total votes polled in the constituency. TMC had a vote share of 50.59% in 2016 in the seat.
In 2011, Biswajit Das of TMC won in this seat defeating Dr. Biswajit Kumar Biswas of CPIM by a margin of 23620 votes which was 14.43% of the total votes polled in the constituency. TMC had a vote share of 54.55% in 2011 in the seat.
In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP got the most votes in 95. Bongaon Uttar Assembly segment of Bangaon Lok Sabha constituency. TMC's won the Bangaon Parliament seat.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, TMC got the most votes this Assembly segment and BJP won the Bangaon Parliament seat.
Number of contestants: A total of 10 candidates contested in the 2021 elections. In 2016 there were 8 contestants.
Candidates 2021: The candidates contesting in the 2021 West Bengal Assembly elections from Bongaon Uttar are: Ashok Kirtania (BJP), Pijush Kanti Saha (CPIM), Shyamal Roy (TMC), Suniti Mallick (BSP), Arpita Mondal (AMB), Shyamsundar Haldar (SUCOIC), Subrata Biswas (BJMP), Arabinda Biswas (IND), Dinesh Das (IND), Subhasis Biswas (IND)
Voter turnout: In the 2021 West Bengal Assembly elections, the voter turnout was calculated at 81.82%. In 2016, this seat registered a turnout of 82.8%, while it was 86.39% in 2011.
Poll dates: The seat went to the polls in Phase 6 of the West Bengal Assembly elections 2021 on Thursday, April 22, 2021. Counting of votes are being held on Sunday, May 2, 2021.
Number of polling stations: In the 2021 elections there were a total of 335 polling stations in 95. Bongaon Uttar constituency. The corresponding figure in the 2016 elections was 267. In 2011 there were 238 polling stations.
Extent: 95. Bongaon Uttar constituency comprises of the following areas of North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal: 1. Bangaon (M), 2. Akaipur, Chhaigheria, Dharma Pukuria, Ganganandapur, Ghatbore, Gopalnagar-I and Gopalnagar-II GPs of CDB Bangaon. It shares an inter-state border with North 24 Parganas.
Bongaon Uttar seat of the West Bengal Assembly has Bangladesh adjoining seats: Bangladesh.
The total area covered by Bongaon Uttar is 161 square kilometres.