In the 2006 state assembly elections Dr. Nirjharini Chakraborty of CPI(M) won the Bijpur seat defeating Kalyani Biswas (Basu) of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 2001, Jagadish Chandra Das of CPI(M) won defeating Jagadish Das, son of Akul Das, of Trinamool Congress. Kamal Sengupta Basu of CPI(M) defeated Mrinal Kanti Singha Roy of Congress in 1996. Jagadish Chandra Das of CPI(M) defeated Bimalananda Dutta of Congress in 1991 and 1987, Prabir Bandopadhyay of Congress in 1982 and Jagadish Chandra Das, s/o Akul in 1977.