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Siliguri Meeting constituency, an necessary seat owing to its location, is one which TMC may win solely as soon as in 2011

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The Meeting/Vidhan Sabha constituency of Siliguri is positioned within the Darjeeling district of West Bengal. It falls underneath the Darjeeling Lok Sabha constituency.

The constituency has 1,84,303 electors, 245 polling cubicles and covers ward numbers 1 to 30 and 45 to 47 of Siliguri Municipal Company.

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Previous election outcomes and winners
Within the 2016 West Bengal Legislative Meeting election, Ashok Bhattacharya of the Communist Occasion of India (Marxist) received from the Siliguri Meeting seat.

In 2011, Rudranath Bhattacharya of Trinamool Congress defeated Bhattacharya by a margin of 5,006 votes.

It was an necessary win for the TMC as a result of Siliguri had been with the CPM since 1977.

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The voter turnout within the 2016 Meeting polls in Siliguri was 80.79 p.c.

Siliguri Meeting constituency, an necessary seat owing to its location, is one which TMC may win solely as soon as in 2011. Even in native physique polls, TMC may win solely Mirik Municipality whereas the Left received back-to-back elections of native our bodies in Siliguri sub-division in 2015. The constituency has a non-Bengali inhabitants of greater than 20 p.c.

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The Siliguri Meeting constituency is anticipated to go to polls in April or Might 2021, as a part of the West Bengal Meeting election 2021.

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The West Bengal Meeting polls might be held to elect a complete of 294 Members of Legislative Meeting (MLAs).

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