In the 2006, 2001 and 1996 state assembly elections, Bachchamohan Roy of RSP won the Maynaguri assembly seat (SC) defeating his nearest rivals Gokul Kumar Roy of BJP, Purnaprabha Barman of Trinamool Congress and Manmatha Ray Basunia of Congress respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Nityananda Adhikary of RSP defeated Manamatha Ray Basunia of Congress in 1991. Tarak Bandhu Roy of RSP defeated Manmatha Ray Basunia of Congress in 1987, Mridulendra Deb Rakshit of ICS in 1982 and Bhabendra Nath Roy Hakim of Janata Party in 1977.
Bijoy Krishna Mohanta of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Jajneswar Roy of Congress won in 1969 and 1967. Kamini Mohan Roy of Congress won in 1962. Janjneswar roy of Congress won in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951, Surendra Nath Roy of Congress won from Mainaguri. Jajneswar Roy and Mangaldas Bhagat, both of Congress, won from the Central Duars joint seat.