Gaighata (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes. The Gaighata seat was an open seat up to 2011.
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 97 Gaighata (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Gobardanga municipality, Dharmapur I, Dharmapur II, Ichapur I, Ichapur II, Jaleswar I, Shimulpur and Sutia gram panchayats of Gaighata community development block, and Bergum I, Bergum II and Machhalandpur I gram panchayats of Habra I community development block.
Gaighata (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is part of No. 14 Bangaon (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).It was earlier part of Barasat (Lok Sabha constituency).
Election results 
.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.
In the 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections Jyotipriya Mallick of Trinamool Congress won the Gaighata assembly seat defeating Manmatha Roy of CPI(M) on both occasions. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 1996, Manmatha Roy of CPI(M) defeated Prabir Banerjee of Congress. In 1991, Prabir Banejee of Congress defeated Kanti Biswas of CPI(M). Kanti Biswas of CPI(M) defeated Radha Prasad Biswas of Congress in 1987, Mira Mitra of Congress in 1982, and Radha Prasad Biswas of Congress in 1977.
Chandi Pada Mitra of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Parul Saha of Bangla Congress won in 1969. C.Mitra of Bangla Congress won in 1967.Prior to that the Gaighata seat was not there.