In the 2006 state assembly elections, Rekha Goswami of CPI(M) won from the Dum Dum assembly constituency defeating her nearest rival Udayan Namboodiry of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Arunava Ghosh of Trinamool Congress defeated Ajit Chowdhury of CPI(M) in 2001. Sankar Sen of CPI(M) defeated Nitai Ghosh of Congress in 1996 and Ramesh Bhattacharjee of Congress in 1991. Santi Ranjan Ghatak of CPI(M) defeated Harashit Ghosh of Congress in 1987, and Lal Bahadur Singh of Congress in 1982 and 1977.
Lal Bahadur Singh of Congress won in 1972. Tarun Kumar Sengupta of CPI(M) won in 1971, 1969 and 1967. Tarun Kumar Sengupta representing CPI won in 1962. Pabitra Mohan Roy of PSP won in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951, Kanai Lal Das of Congress won from the Dum Dum constituency.