Vidhan Sabha constituency
|District||North 24 Parganas|
|Lok Sabha constituency||17. Barasat|
|Electorate (year)||192,589 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 101 Ashoknagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ashoknagar Kalyangarh municipality, and Habra II community development block.
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|1967||Ashoknagar||Sadhan Kumar Sen||Communist Party of India|
|1969||Sadhan Kumar Sen||Communist Party of India|
|1971||Nani Kar||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1972||Keshab Chandra Bhattacharya||Independent|
|1977||Nani Kar||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1982||Nani Kar||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1987||Nani Kar||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1991||Nani Kar||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1996||Nirode Roy Choudhury||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1999 Bye Election||Badal Bhattacharya||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|2001||Sarmistha Dutta||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2006||Satyasebi Kar||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2011||Dhiman Roy||All India Trinamool Congress|
In the 2011 election, Dhiman Roy of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Satyasebi Kar of CPI(M).
|CPI (M)||Satyasebi Kar||66,759||39.15||-6.93|
|CPI (ML) Liberation||Jayasri Das||1,783|
|Independent||Uttam Kumar Raha||6,000|
|AITC gain from CPI (M)||Swing||13.43#|
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||3||16|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||0||1|
|Communist Party of India||1||1|
Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)
In the 2006 state assembly elections, Satyasebi Kar of CPI(M) won the Ashoknagar assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Dhiman Roy of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Sarmistha Dutta of CPI(M) defeated Ashok Krishna Dutt of Trinamool Congress in 2001. Badal Bhattacharya of BJP defeated Rekha Goswami of CPIM in the 1999 Bye election, caused by the death of sitting MLA, Nirode Roy Chowdhury. Nirode Roy Choudhury of CPI(M) defeated Dhiman Roy of Congress in 1996. Nani Kar of CPI(M) defeated Keshab Chandra Bhattacharya of Congress/ Independent in 1991, 1987, 1982 and 1977.