The Kashipur assembly constituency is currently held by TMC MLA Swapan Kumar Beltharia, who defeated Sudin Kisku of CPM in 2016. The seat, one of West Bengal’s 294 assembly constituencies, falls under Purulia constituency.

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, Kashipur community development block, Hura, Jabarrah, Kalabani, Keshargarh, Ladhurka, Lakhanpur and Rakhera Bishpuri gram panchayats of Hura community development block fall under Kashipur.

Here are a few details about the Kashipur Assembly seat:

Name of the assembly constituency, district: Kashipur, Purulia

Lok Sabha constituency: Purulia

2016 candidates: Swapan Kumar Beltharia (TMC), Sudin Kisku (CPM),

2020 candidates: NA

Sitting MLA, party: Swapan Kumar Beltharia, TMC

Winning margin in 2016: 19,578

Runner up name, party: Sudin Kisku, CPM

Number of voters in 2016: 179,712

Percentage of votes polled in 2016: 82.83%

Number of women voters in 2016: 88,650

Number of polling booths in 2016: 272