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Vidhan Sabha constituency
|Lok Sabha constituency||11. Murshidabad|
|Electorate (year)||188,147 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 64 Murshidabad (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Murshidabad municipality, Jiaganj Azimganj municipality and Murshidabad Jiaganj community development block
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|1951||Murhidabad||Durgapada Sinha||Indian National Congress|
|1957||Durgapada Sinha||Indian National Congress|
|1962||Birendra Narayan Roy||Independent|
|1967||S.K.A. Mirza||Indian National Congress|
|1969||Mohammad Idris Ali||Indian National Congress|
|1971||Mohammad Idris Ali||Indian National Congress|
|1972||Mohammad Idris Ali||Indian National Congress |
|1977||Chhaya Ghosh||All India Forward Bloc|
|1982||Chhaya Ghosh||All India Forward Bloc |
|1987||Abdul Mannan Hossain||Indian National Congress|
|1991||Chhaya Ghosh||All India Forward Bloc|
|2001||Chhaya Ghosh||All India Forward Bloc|
|2006||Bivas Chakraborty||All India Forward Bloc|
|2011||Shaoni Singha Roy||Indian National Congress|
In the 2011 election, Shaoni Singha Roy of Congress defeated her nearest rival Bibhas Chakraborty of Forward Bloc.
|INC||Shaoni Singha Roy||75,441||46.03||#|
|Forward Bloc||Bibhas Chakraborty||69.089||42.15||-6.83|
|BJP||Ranajit Kumar Das||9,946||6.07|
|Independent||Shyamal Krishna Das||4,495|
|PDS||Md. Kashimuddin Shaikh||2,753|
|INC gain from Forward Bloc||Swing|
.# Congress did not contest the seat in 2006.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||14||8|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||5||1|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||1||4|
Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)
In the 2006 state assembly elections, Bivas Chakraborty of Forward Bloc won the Murshidabad assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Joyanta Roy of IPFB. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Chhaya Ghosh of Forward Bloc defeated Abdul Mannan Hossain, Independent, in 2001. Mazammel Haque, Independent, defeated Abdul Ohab Mondal of Congress in 1996, Chhaya Ghosh of Forward Bloc defeated Asak Ali of Congress in 1991. Abdul Mannan Hossain of Congress defeated Madan Mohan Ray, Independent, in 1987. Chhaya Ghosh of Forward Bloc defeated Dedar Bakshi of ICS in 1982 and Syed Nawab Jani Meerza of Janata Party in 1977.
Mohammad Idris Ali of Congress won in 1972, 1971 and 1969. S.K.A.Mirza of Congress won in 1967. Birendra Narayan Ray, Independent, won in 1962. Durgapada Sinha of Congress won in 1957 and in independent India's first election in 1951.