As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 179 Shyampur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Baneswarpur I, Baneswarpur II, Dingakhola, Kamalpur, Radhapur and Syampur gram panchayats of Shyampur Icommunity development block, and Bachhri, Dihi Mondalghat I, Dihi Mondalghat II, Kharuberia, Nakol, Shashati, Amardaha and Bargram gram panchayats of Shyampur II community development block.
In 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections, Kali Pada Mandal of Trinamool Congress won the Shyampur assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Asit Baran Sau and Jaladhar Samanta, both of Forward Bloc, respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Sanjib Kumar Das of Congress defeated Jaladhar Samanta and Gour Hari Adak, both of Forward Bloc, in 1996 and 1991 respectively. Gour Hari Adak of Forward Bloc defeated Sisir Kumar Sen of Congress in 1987 and 1982. Sasabindu Bera of Janata Party defeated Kishori Mohan Moinan of Forward Bloc.
Sisir Kumar Sen of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Sasabindu Bera representing Forward Bloc won in 1969 and !967. Murari Mohan Manya of Congress won in 1962. Sasabindu Bera representing Forward Bloc (Marxists) won in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951, Sasabindu Bera representing Forward Bloc (Marxist Group) won the Shyampur seat.