Baisnabnagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) West Bengal Legislative Assembly constituency

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Baisnabnagar is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal
Baisnabnagar is located in India
Baisnabnagar (India)
Coordinates: Coordinates:
Country India
StateWest Bengal
Constituency No54
Lok Sabha constituency8. Maldaha Dakshin
Electorate (year)172,496 (2011)

Baisnabnagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Kaliachak (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011. There are two new constituencies in the area – Mothabari (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Bisnabnagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency). BJP won the 2016 assembly elections in Baisnabnagar.[1]


As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 54 Baisnabnagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) covers Kaliachak III community development block.[2]

Baisnabnagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 8 Maldaha Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Members of Legislative Assembly

Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
2011 Baisnabnagar Isha Khan Choudhury Indian National Congress[3]
2016 Swadhin Kumar Sarkar Bharatiya Janata Party

For MLAs from the area in previous years see Kaliachak (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Election results


In the 2016 election, Swadhin Kumar Sarkar of the BJP defeated Azizul Haque of the INC-CPI(M) alliance.

2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election: Baisnabnagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Swadhin Kumar Sarkar 70,185 38.20 +24.12
INC Azizul Haque 65,688 35.75 -7.27
AITC Asit Bose 40,262 21.91 N/A
SHS Dhaneshyam Das 1,528 0.83 N/A
BSP Nikhil Chandra Mondal 1,525 0.83 N/A
Independent Suresh Chandra Sarkar 1,301 0.70 N/A
CPI(ML)L Md. Ebrahim Sheikh 713 0.38 N/A
NOTA None of the above 2,520 1.37 N/A
Majority 4,497 2.45 -1.00
Turnout 183,722
BJP gain from INC Swing +8.43


In the 2011 election, Ishaque Khan Chowdhury of Congress defeated his nearest rival Bishwanath Ghosh of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Baisnabnagar constituency[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Ishaque Khan Choudhury 62,589 43.02
CPI (M) Biswanath Ghosh 57,566 39.57
BJP Swadhin Kumar Sarkar 20,483 14.08
Independent Manirul 3,436 2.36
JD(U) Manjur Alahi Munshi 1,415
Majority 5,023 3.45
Turnout 145,489 84.34
INC win (new seat)
 West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Malda district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Indian National Congress 8 Increase4
Trinamool Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 Decrease5
Revolutionary Socialist Party 1 Increase1
Forward bloc 1 Decrease0

Note: New constituencies – 4, constituencies abolished – 3 (See template talk page for details)


  1. ^ "West Bengal polls: BJP wins Congress stronghold Malda".
  2. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 11 July 2014.
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Baisnabnagar. Empowering India. Retrieved 8 April 2011.
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