In the 2006 state assembly elections, Jibesh Chakraborty of CPI(M) won the Champdani assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Abdul Mannan of Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Abdul Mannan of Congress defeated Kaji Abdul Hai of CPI(M) in 2001, and Sunil Sarkar of CPI(M) in 1996 and 1991. Sunil Sarkar of CPI(M) defeated Gouri Sankar Banerjee of Congress in 1987. Sailendra Nath Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) defeated Swaraj Mukhopadhyay of Congress in 1982 and Bibhas Chandra Ghosh of Janata Party in 1977.