83. Krishnanagar Uttar (Krishnanagar North)
(कृष्णानगर उत्तर), is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha seat in South East Bengal region and Nadia district of West Bengal (पश्चिम बंगाल). It shares inter-state border with Nadia. Krishnanagar Uttar is part of 12. Krishnanagar Lok Sabha/Parliamentary constituency. This seat is categoried as: Semi Urban.
This General Assembly constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 27.94%. The estimated literacy level of the district in which this constituency falls in is 75.58%.
In the 2021 elections, there were a total of 237396 eligible electors, of which 120110 were male, 117281 female and 5 voters of the third gender.
The electorate gender ratio in Krishnanagar Uttar in 2021 is 976.
In the 2016 polls, there were a total of 219383 eligible electors, of which 111978 were male, 107396 female and 9 voters of the third gender.
In the 2011 West Bengal Assembly elections, there were a total of 200975 eligible electors, of which 103275 were male, 97700 female and voters of the third gender.
The number of service voters in Krishnanagar Uttar in 2016 was 978. In 2011, there were 676.
Past winners/MLAs: In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly elections, Abani Mohan Joardar of TMC won in this seat by defeating Asim Kumar Saha of INC by a margin of 12915 votes which was 6.88% of the total votes polled in the constituency. TMC had a vote share of 44.14% in 2016 in the seat.
In 2011, Abani Mohan Joardar of TMC won in this seat defeating Ghosh Subinay (Bhajan) of CPIM by a margin of 35110 votes which was 20.59% of the total votes polled in the constituency. TMC had a vote share of 56.69% in 2011 in the seat.
In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP got the most votes in 83. Krishnanagar Uttar Assembly segment of Krishnanagar Lok Sabha constituency. TMC's won the Krishnanagar Parliament seat.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, BJP got the most votes this Assembly segment and TMC won the Krishnanagar Parliament seat.
Number of contestants: A total of 7 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 Krishnanagar Uttar are: Ashoke Chandra Das (BSP), Koushani Mukherjee (TMC), Mukul Roy (BJP), Silvi Saha (INC), Joydip Chaudhuri (SUCOIC), Dipika Pramanik (PVM), Sadhan Kumar Mandal (IND)
Voter turnout: In the 2021 West Bengal Assembly elections, the voter turnout was calculated at 83.77%. In 2016, this seat registered a turnout of 85.73%, while it was 84.9% 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 326 polling stations in 83. Krishnanagar Uttar constituency. The corresponding figure in the 2016 elections was 268. In 2011 there were 245 polling stations.
Extent: 83. Krishnanagar Uttar constituency comprises of the following areas of Nadia district of West Bengal: 1. Krishnanagar (M), 2. Bhandar Khola, Bhimpur, Asannagar, Dogachhi and Pora Gachha GPs of CDB Krishnanagar-I. It shares an inter-state border with Nadia.
Krishnanagar Uttar seat of the West Bengal Assembly has adjoining seats: .
The total area covered by Krishnanagar Uttar is 128 square kilometres.