In the 2006 state assembly elections Sibaprosad Bandopadhyay of CPI(M) won the 182 Chandernagore assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Ram Chakraborty of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Kamal Mukherjee of Congress defeated Ratan Lal Dasgupta of CPI(M) in 2001 and Sandhya Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) in 1996. Sandhya Chattopadhyay of CPI(M) defeated Kamal Mukherjee of Congress in 1991 and 1987. Bhabani Mukherjee of CPI(M) defeated Indumati Bhattacharya of Congress in 1982 and Asit Mukhopadhyay of Congress in 1977.