Vidhan Sabha constituency
|Lok Sabha constituency||37. Bishnupur|
|Electorate (year)||203,550 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 253 Barjora (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Barjora community development block; and Bhaktabandh, Gangajalghati, Gobindadham, Kapista, Nityanandapur and Piraboni gram panchayats of Gangajalghati community development block.
|CPI (M)||Sujit Chakraborty||86,873||43.42||+0.53|
|NOTA||None of the above||4,235||2.12||N/A|
|CPI (M) gain from AITC||Swing|
|CPI (M)||Susmita Biswas||75,966||42.89||-10.28|
|AITC gain from CPI (M)||Swing||19.46|
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||1||1|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||3||7|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||0||1|
|Communist Party of India||0||1|
Note: New constituency – 1, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)
In the 2006, 2001 and 1996 state assembly elections, Susmita Biswas of CPI(M) won the Barjora seat defeating Shampa Daripa of Trinamool Congress, Sudhansu Sekhar Tewari of Trinamool Congress and Tapasi Banerjee of Congress respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Jayasri Mitra of CPI(M) defeated Sabyasachi Roy of Congress in 1991 and Sudhansu Sekhar Tewari of Congress in 1987. Behari Lal Bhattacharya of CPI(M) defeated Sudhansu Sekhar Tewari of Congress in 1982. Aswini Kumar Raj of CPI(M) defeated Sudhansu Sekhar Tewari of Congress in 1977.
Sudhansu Sekhar Tewary of Congress won in 1972. Aswini Kumar Raj of CPI(M) won in 1971 and 1969. A.Chatterjee of Congress won in 1967. Pramatha Ghosh of CPI won in 1962. The Barjora seat was not there in 1957. Prafulla Chandra Roy of Congress won the Barjora seat in independent India’s first election in 1952.