Vidhan Sabha constituency
|Lok Sabha constituency||6. Balurghat|
|Electorate (year)||148,758 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 38 Kumarganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Kumarganj community development block and Ashokegram, Basuria, Chaloon and Uday gram panchayats of Gangarampur community development block.
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|1967||Kumarganj||M.Bose||Indian National Congress|
|1969||Abinash Basu||Bangla Congress|
|1971||Probodh Kumar Singha Roy||Indian National Congress|
|1972||Probodh Kumar Singha Roy||Indian National Congress|
|1977||Jamini Kishore Mojumdar||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1982||Dwijendra Nath Roy||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1987||Dwijendra Mondal||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1991||Dwijendra Nath Roy||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1996||Dwijendra Nath Roy||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2001||Mafuja Khatun||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2006||Mafuja Khatun||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2011||Mahamuda Begam||All India Trinamool Congress|
In the 2011 elections, Mahamuda Begam of Trinamool Congress defeated her nearest rival Mafuja Khatun of CPI(M).
|CPI (M)||Mafuja Khatun||57,994||43.75||-4.98|
|BJP||Sanjib Chandra Roy||6,592||4.97|
|People's Democratic Conference of India||Abdullah Shaikh||2,247|
|BSP||Ranendra Nath Mali||1,296|
|AITC gain from CPI (M)||Swing||5.96#|
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||1||2|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||0||2|
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In the 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections, Mafuja Khatun of CPI(M) won the Kumarganj assembly seat defeating her nearest rivals Ahmad Ali Sardar and Nani Gopal Roy, both of Trinamool Congress respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Dwijendra Nath Roy of CPI(M) defeated Parinita Singha Roy of Congress in 1996 and Prabodh Kumar Singha Roy of Congress in 1991. Dwijendra Mondal of CPI(M) defeated Afrabuddin Sarkar of Congress in 1987. Dwijendra Nath Roy of CPI(M) defeated Sekhar Kumar Dasgupta of Congress in 1982. Jamini Kishore Mojumdar of CPI(M) defeated Khalil Sayed of Congress in 1977.