The Raina Assembly constituency lies in the Purba Bardhama district of West Bengal
The Raina Assembly constituency lies in the Purba Bardhaman district of West Bengal. It is a part of the Bardhaman Purba Lok Sabha constituency.
In 2016, Raina had a total of 2,35,247 registered electors.
Voter turnout in previous election
The voter turnout for the constituency of Raina in the 2016 Assembly election was 87.61 percent.
Past election results and winners
In the 2016 Assembly election, Nepal Ghorui of the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) won the Raina Assembly constituency. He won 94,323 votes, as against 93,875 votes won by his main rival Basudeb Khan of the Communist Party of India (Marxist).
In the 2011 Assembly election, Basudeb Khan of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) won the Raina seat by defeating Nepal Ghorui of the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC).
Elections for the West Bengal Assembly will be held in eight phases, up from seven last time, beginning with polling for 30 seats on 27 March. The second phase of West Bengal’s assembly elections has been scheduled for 1 April and will cover 30 constituencies, followed by the third phase on 6 April for 31 seats, the fourth on 10 April for 44 constituencies, the fifth on 17 April for 45 seats, sixth for 43 seats on 22 April, seventh phase on 26 April for 36 seats and last and eighth phase on 29 April for 35 seats.
The results of the election will be declared on 2 May.
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