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Vidhan Sabha constituency
|Lok Sabha constituency||13. Ranaghat|
|Electorate (year)||199,952 (2011)|
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 84 Nabadwip (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Nabadwip municipality, Nabadwip community development block, and Bhaluka and Joania gram panchayats of Krishnanagar I community development block.
|Constituency||Name of M.L.A.||Party Affiliation|
|1951||Nabadwip||Niranjan Modak||Indian National Congress|
|1957||Niranjan Modak||Indian National Congress|
|1962||Debi Prasad Basu||Communist Party of India |
|1967||Sachindra Mohan Nandy||Indian National Congress|
|1969||Sachindra Mohan Nandy||Indian National Congress|
|1971||Debi Prasad Basu||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1972||Radha Raman Saha||Indian National Congress|
|1977||Debi Prosad Basu||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1982||Debi Prosad Basu||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1987||Biswanath Mitra||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1991||Biswanath Mitra||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|1996||Biswanath Mitra||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|2001||Pundarikhsya Saha||All India Trinamool Congress|
|2006||Pundarikhsya Saha||All India Trinamool Congress|
|2011||Pundarikhsya Saha||All India Trinamool Congress|
In the 2011 election, Pundarkshya Saha of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Sumit Biswas of CPI(M).
|Trinamool Congress||Pundarkshya Saha||94,117||53.45||-2.53#|
|CPI(ML) Liberation||Parikshit Paul||336|
|Trinamool Congress hold||Swing||1.11|
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006. On its own the Trinamool Congress vote percentage was +2.35% and the swing was 5.99%.
|Party||Seats won||Seat change|
|Indian National Congress||1||0|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||3||8|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party||0||1|
Note: New constituencies – 3, constituencies abolished – 1 (See template talk page for details)
In the 2006 state assembly elections, Pundarikhsya Saha of Trinamool Congress won the Nabadwip assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Chhaya Sen Sharma of CPI (M). Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 2001, Pundarikhsya Saha of Trinamool Congress defeated Jamuna Brahmachari of CPI (M). In 1996, Biswanath Mitra of CPI (M) defeated Kartick Chatterjee of Congress. In 1991 and 1987 Biswanath Mitra of CPI(M) defeated Satish Debnath of Congress. In 1982 and 1977 Debi Prosad Basu of CPI (M) defeated Sasthi Bhusan Pal of Congress.
Radha Raman Saha of Congress won in 1972. Debi Prasad Basu of CPI(M) won in 1971. Sachindra Mohan Nandy of Congress won in 1969 and 1967. Debi Prasad Basu of CPI won in 1962. In 1957 and in independent India’s first election in 1951, Niranjan Modak of Congress won the Nabadwip seat.