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Krishnaganj (West Bengal) Assembly Constituency Elections


About Krishnaganj Assembly Constituency

Krishnaganj is constituency No. 88 of West Bengal legislative assembly. It is situated in Nadia district. It is part of Lok Sabha constituency No. 13 which is Ranaghat. This constituency is reserved for scheduled castes. According to the Election Commission of India, Krishnaganj constituency has a total of 2,10,505 registered voters, out of which 1,10,278 are male and 1,00,227 are female. In the 2011 assembly elections, Sushil Biswas of Trinamool Congress secured a major win for his party from this seat. Krishnaganj had been a CPI(M) bastion for a number of decades. Sushil Biswas defeated his nearest rival, Barun Biswas of CPI(M), by a margin of 20,934 votes. While the Trinamool mascot bagged 96,550 votes, Barun Biswas got 75,616. The voter turnout was an impressive 87.97%. A by-election was held in this seat following the demise of Sushil Biswas in October, 2014. TMC won by a convincing margin; Satyajit Biswas became the new MLA from this seat.

Sitting and previous MLAs from Krishnaganj Assembly Constituency

Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Krishnaganj assembly elections conducted so far.

YearA C No.Constituency NameCategoryWinnerGenderPartyVoteRunner UpGenderPartyVote
2015By PollKrishnaganj(SC)Satyajit BiswasMAITC95469Dr. Manabendra Ray MBJP58436
201188Krishnaganj(SC)Sushil BiswasMAITC96550Barun BiswasMCPM75616
200674Krishnaganj(SC)Binay Krishna BiswasMCPI(M)64391Sushil BiswasMAITC59353
200174Krishnaganj(SC)Sushil BiswasMCPM53395Bidhan Chandra PoddarMAITC52854
199674Krishnaganj(SC)Sushil BiswasMCPM58868Bidhan Chandra PoddarMINC57170
199174Krishnaganj(SC)Sushil BiswasMCPM48834Ananda Mohan BiswasMINC41791
198774Krishnaganj(SC)Nayan Chandra SarkarMCPM47957Mrinal Kanti BiswasMINC26099
198274Krishnaganj(SC)Jnanendra Nath BiswasMCPM36005Ananda Mohan BiswasMINC34890
197774Krishnaganj(SC)Jnanendranath BiswasMCPM23635Amulya Kumar BiswasMJNP13131


Last Updated on June 06, 2020