About Murshidabad Assembly Constituency
Murshidabad is constituency No. 64 of West Bengal legislative assembly. Situated in Murshidabad district, it comes under Lok Sabha constituency No. 11 which also goes by the same name. It is an unreserved constituency.
According to data with the Election Commission of India, Murshidabad constituency has 1,88,558 registered voters out of which 98,695 are male, and 89,863 are female voters.
Although the Trinamool Congress achieved a historic victory in the 2011 assembly elections, it couldn't make any inroads in Murshidabad constituency. This seat was won by the Indian National Congress. While Congress candidate Shaoni Singha Roy got 75,441 votes, her main opponent, Bivas Chakraborty of Forward Bloc, got 69,089. The voter turnout was 86.92 %. It was a valuable win for the Congress because this seat had been held by the Forward Bloc party for previous two consecutive terms. The Congress had last won this seat in 1987.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Murshidabad Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Murshidabad assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||A C No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2011||64||Murshidabad||GEN||Shaoni Singha Roy||F||INC||75441||Bivas Chakraborty||M||AIFB||69089|
|2006||58||Murshidabad||GEN||Bivas Chakraborty||M||AIFB||82312||Joyanta Roy||M||IPFB||69014|
|2001||58||Murshidabad||GEN||Chhaya Ghosh||F||FBL||69572||Mannan Hossain||M||IND||46578|
|1996||58||Murshidabad||GEN||Mozammel Haque||M||IND||54049||Abdul Ohab Mondal||M||INC||45637|
|1991||58||Murshidabad||GEN||Chhaya Ghosh||F||FBL||58424||Asak Ali||M||INC||38152|
|1987||58||Murshidabad||GEN||Mannan Hossain||M||INC||41878||Ray Madan Mohan||M||IND||38197|
|1982||58||Murshidabad||GEN||Chhaya Ghosh||M||FBL||51353||Dedar Bakshi||M||ICS||39259|
|1977||58||Murshidabad||GEN||Chhaya Ghosh||F||FBL||17524||Syed Nawab Jani Meerza||M||JNP||12960|
|1972||53||Murshidabad||GEN||Mohammad Idrai Ali||M||INC||21871||Jarzis Hussain Sarkar||M||CPM||16975|
|1971||53||Murshidabad||GEN||Mohammad Idris Ali||M||INC||10553||Jarjis Hossain Sarkar||M||CPM||9765|
|1969||53||Murshidabad||GEN||Mohammad Idris Ali||M||INC||16970||Syed Kazim Ali Meerza||M||IND||14754|
|1962||48||Murshidabad||GEN||Birendra Narayan Ray||M||IND||19144||Durgapada Sinha||M||INC||12183|
|1957||33||Murshidabad||GEN||Durgapada Sinha||M||INC||17034||Birendra Narayan Roy||M||IND||15998|
|1951||38||Murshidabad||GEN||Durgapada Sinha||M||INC||14012||Sailendra Nath Adhikari||M||KMPP||7434|
Last Updated on June 08, 2020