Though located in Murshidabad district, Samserganj forms part of Maldaha Dakshin parliamentary constituency. Both of them are traditionally strongholds of the Congress. However the CPM managed the win the Samserganj seat in 2011 and continues to hold its sway. If the TMC and Congress decide to contest the upcoming elections separately, the CPIM may be able to retain the seat in 2016.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|Md. Rejaul Hoque (Mantu Biswas)||IND||42389|
|None of the Above||None of the Above||3290|
|Dr. Affan Ali||SDPI||2418|
|Md. Eamen Ali||IND||1742|
|Satrughna Rabi Das||BSP||1039|
Samserganj is currently held by Communist Party of India (Marxists) whose candidate Touab Ali won it in 2011 by defeating his nearest rival Mousumi Begum of the Congress by 7789 votes in a direct contest. While 61138 votes were polled in favour of Touab Ali, the Congress nominee received 53349 votes and was remotely followed by BJP’s Sasthi Charan Ghosh who managed to secure only 6,031 votes. Earlier Touab Ali was elected from the erstwhile Aurangabad assembly constituency in 1987, 1991 and 2006.
One of the twenty two assembly constituencies located in the Murshidabad district of West Bengal, Samserganj is composed of Dhulian municipality and Bhasaipaikar, Chachanda, Bogdadnagar, Dogachhi, Nimtita, Napara, Tinpukuria and Pratapganj gram panchayats of Samserganj block.
Samserganj, which came into existence before 2011 general assembly elections following the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission, is one of the seven assembly segments falling under the Maldaha Dakshin Lok Sabha constituency currently held by Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury of the Congress.
Of a total number of 152508 electors eligible to cast their votes in the 2011 assembly election to Samserganj, there were 76331 males and 76177 females.
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