The turnout in Kalchini in the previous Assembly election was 81.45%
The Assembly / Vidhan Sabha constituency of Kalchini is located in the Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal. It falls under the constituency of Alipuardar (ST) Lok Sabha.
The constituency, reserved for candidates from the listed tribes, has 2,349,969 voters and 264 polling stations.
Electoral participation in previous elections
The turnout in Kalchini in the previous Assembly election was 81.45%.
Results of past elections and winners
In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly election, Wilson Champramary of the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) won the Kalchini seat. The seat was occupied by Congress and the RSP between 1977 and 2011.
Independent candidate Wilson Champramary won the seat with 46,455 votes in the 2011 Assembly elections and defeated Binay Bhusan Kerketta of the RSP by a margin of 7,245 votes.
According to the 2011 census estimates, out of a total of 3,29,098 inhabitants, 73.67% are rural and 26.33% urban.
The Boundaries Commission of India recommended in 2008 that the segment of the Kalchini Assembly include the Kalchini community development block and the Majherdabri gram panchayat community development block of Alipurduar-II.
The Kalchini Assembly constituency is expected to go to the polls in April or May 2021, as part of the 2021 West Bengal Assembly elections.
The West Bengal Assembly ballot will be held to elect a total of 294 members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA).
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