In the 2006 state assembly elections, Pundarikhsya Saha of Trinamool Congress won the Nabadwip assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Chhaya Sen Sharma of CPI (M). Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 2001, Pundarikhsya Saha of Trinamool Congress defeated Jamuna Brahmachari of CPI (M). In 1996, Biswanath Mitra of CPI (M) defeated Kartick Chatterjee of Congress. In 1991 and 1987 Biswanath Mitra of CPI(M) defeated Satish Debnath of Congress. In 1982 and 1977 Debi Prosad Basu of CPI (M) defeated Sasthi Bhusan Pal of Congress.