Nadanghat is a town and a police station in the Kalna Subdivision of Bardhaman District in West Bengal, India.
Nadanghat is located in the flood plains of the Khargeswari or Khari river.
The Syeds were famed zemindars of the area during Muslim rule and they continued during the British period. When the Muslim League was formed in Dhaka in 1906, it did not have much of an influence in Bardhaman district. Most of the Muslim leaders were with the Congress. In 1919, when Mahatma Gandhi launched the Khilafat movement and followed it up with a non-cooperation movement, Harihar Sen, played an important role in the area. In order to combat the famine of 1943, food committees were formed in Bardhaman district. The Kalna subdivisional conference was organised with great difficulty at Nadanghat. Haragobinda Rej, Talukdar Sheikh, Abodh Bihari Pandy and Abdul Hasnat played important roles in the movement. In the same year flood relief was organised by the Communist Party in a commendable manner in Nadanghat area.
Swapan Debnath of AITC won the Nadanghat assembly seat in 2006 defeating his nearest rival Ratan Das of CPI (M). In 2001, Ratan Das of CPI (M) defeated Swapan Debnath of AITC. In 1996 and 1991, Biren Ghosh of CPI (M) defeated Swapan Debnath of INC and Paresh Chandra Goswami in respective years. In 1987, 1982 and 1977 Syed Abul Mansur Habibullah
of CPI (M) defeated Swapan Debnath, Paresh Chandra Goswami and Biswanath Basu, all of INC, in the respective years. In 1972, Paresh Chandra Goswami of INC won the seat. In 1971 and 1969, Syed Mansur Habibullah of CPI (M) won the seat. P.C.Goswami of INC won the seat in 1967. Prior to that the Nadanghat seat was not there.
Nadanghat is part of Katwa (Lok Sabha constituency).