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Kashipur Belgachhia
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Kashipur Belgachhia is located in Kolkata
Kashipur Belgachhia
Kashipur Belgachhia
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°36′36″N 88°23′06″E / 22.61000°N 88.38500°E / 22.61000; 88.38500Coordinates: 22°36′36″N 88°23′06″E / 22.61000°N 88.38500°E / 22.61000; 88.38500
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Kolkata
Constituency No 168
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 24. Kolkata Uttar
Electoral system First past the post

Kashipur Belgachhia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: কাশীপুর বেলগাছিয়া বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 168 Kashipur Belgachhia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of Kolkata municipal corporation.[1]

Kashipur Belgachhia (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 24 Kolkata Uttar (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2011 Kashipur-Belgachhia Mala Saha All India Trinamool Congress[2]

For MLAs from the area in previous years see Belgachia East (Vidhan Sabha constituency), Belgachia West (Vidhan Sabha constituency), and Cossipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency).

Election results


West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 2016: Kashipur-Belgachhia
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Mala Saha 72,264 50.39 -11.28
CPI(M) Kaninika Bose-Ghosh 46,454 32.39 -0.86
BJP Aditya Tandon 19,293 13.45 +10.34
BSP Md. Azimullah 989 0.68 -0.19
Independent Jyotsna Ray Pain 683 0.47 N/A
Independent Tapas Ghosh 553 0.38 N/A
Independent Ashoke Kumar Naskar 509 0.35 -0.05
NOTA None of the above 2,646 1.84 N/A
Majority 25,810 18.00 -10.42
Turnout 143,391
Trinamool Congress hold Swing


In the 2011 elections, Mala Saha of Trinamool Congress defeated her nearest rival Kaninika Ghosh of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Kashipur-Belgachia constituency[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Mala Saha 87,408 61.67
CPI(M) Kaninika Ghosh 47,124 33.25
BJP Aditya Tandon 4,420 3.11
BSP Rakesh Kumar Kori 1,241 0.87
Independent Sourav Mitra 951 0.67
Independent Ashoke Kumar Naskar 577 0.40
Majority 40,284 28.42
Turnout 141,721 67.32
Trinamool Congress win (new seat)

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Kolkata summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 11 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease6
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease1
Rashtriya Janata Dal 0 Decrease1

Note: New constituencies – 3, constituencies abolished – 10


  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 22 February 2015.
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 17 March 2015.
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Kashipur-Belgachia. Empowering India. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
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