142. Magrahat Paschim (Magrahat West)
(मगराहत पसचिम), is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha seat in South East Bengal region and South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal (पश्चिम बंगाल). It shares inter-state border with South 24 Parganas. Magrahat Paschim is part of 20. Mathurapur Lok Sabha/Parliamentary constituency. This seat is categoried as: Rural.
This General Assembly constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 21.89%. The estimated literacy level of the district in which this constituency falls in is 78.57%.
In the 2021 elections, there were a total of 229354 eligible electors, of which 117460 were male, 111884 female and 10 voters of the third gender.
The electorate gender ratio in Magrahat Paschim in 2021 is 953.
In the 2016 polls, there were a total of 201242 eligible electors, of which 104754 were male, 96485 female and 3 voters of the third gender.
In the 2011 West Bengal Assembly elections, there were a total of 169168 eligible electors, of which 89167 were male, 80001 female and voters of the third gender.
The number of service voters in Magrahat Paschim in 2016 was 67. In 2011, there were 58.
Past winners/MLAs: In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly elections, Gias Uddin Molla of TMC won in this seat by defeating Khalid Ebadullah of INC by a margin of 15889 votes which was 9.21% of the total votes polled in the constituency. TMC had a vote share of 50.71% in 2016 in the seat.
In 2011, Giasuddin Molla of TMC won in this seat defeating Dr. Abul Hasnat of CPIM by a margin of 11970 votes which was 8.43% of the total votes polled in the constituency. TMC had a vote share of 47.11% in 2011 in the seat.
In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, TMC got the most votes in 142. Magrahat Paschim Assembly segment of Mathurapur Lok Sabha constituency. TMC's won the Mathurapur Parliament seat.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, TMC got the most votes this Assembly segment and TMC won the Mathurapur Parliament seat.
Number of contestants: A total of 10 candidates contested in the 2021 elections. In 2016 there were 11 contestants.
Candidates 2021: The candidates contesting in the 2021 West Bengal Assembly elections from Magrahat Paschim are: Gias Uddin Molla (TMC), Dhurjati Saha (Manas) (BJP), Ahammad Sardar (SUCOIC), Maidul Islam Molla (RSMPA), Haran Biswas (PFDS), Palash Halder (IND), Haji Mursid Uddin Sekh (IND), Sambhu Nath Kanji (IND), Samsul Huda Laskar (IND), Habul Kumar Mandal (IND)
Voter turnout: In the 2021 West Bengal Assembly elections, the voter turnout was calculated at 84.27%. In 2016, this seat registered a turnout of 86.03%, while it was 83.93% in 2011.
Poll dates: The seat went to the polls in Phase 3 of the West Bengal Assembly elections 2021 on Thursday, April 6, 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 323 polling stations in 142. Magrahat Paschim constituency. The corresponding figure in the 2016 elections was 239. In 2011 there were 211 polling stations.
Extent: 142. Magrahat Paschim constituency comprises of the following areas of South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal: 1. CDB Magrahat-I and Netra GP of CDB Diamond Harbour-I. It shares an inter-state border with South 24 Parganas.
Magrahat Paschim seat of the West Bengal Assembly has adjoining seats: .
The total area covered by Magrahat Paschim is 119 square kilometres.