Baruraj (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Baruraj
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Baruraj is located in Bihar
Baruraj
Baruraj
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 26°15′09″N 85°08′20″E / 26.25250°N 85.13889°E / 26.25250; 85.13889Coordinates: 26°15′09″N 85°08′20″E / 26.25250°N 85.13889°E / 26.25250; 85.13889
Country  India
State Bihar
District Muzaffarpur
Constituency No. 96
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 16. Vaishali
Electoral system First past the post

Baruraj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: ब्ररुराज विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is an assembly constituency in Muzaffarpur district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Overview[edit]

As per Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, No. 96 Baruraj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Motipur community development block; Chochahin Chhapra and Saraiya gram panchayats of Paroo CD Block.[1]

Baruraj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 16 Vaishali (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

1977-2010[edit]

In the 2010 state assembly elections, Brij Kishor Singh of RJD won the Baruraj assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Nand Kumar Rai of JD(U).[2] Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Shashi Kumar Rai of JD(U) defeated Brij Kishor Singh of RJD in October 2005. Brij Kishor Singh of RJD defeated Shashi Kumar Rai of JD(U) in February 2005. Shashi Kumar Rai of JD(U) defeated Brij Kishor Singh of RJD in 2000. Shashi Kumar Rai of JD defeated Brij Kumar Singh of BPP in 1995 and Balendra Prasad Singh, Independent, in 1990. Shashi Kumar Rai of LD defeated Jamuna Singh of Congress in 1985. Jamuna Singh of Congress defeated Shashi Kumar Rai of Janata Party (Secular – Charan Singh) in 1980. Balendra Prasad Singh of CPI defeated Shashi Kumar Rai, Independent, in 1977.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Schedule – XIII of Constituencies Order, 2008 of Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008 of the Election Commission of India". Schedule VI Bihar, Part A – Assembly constituencies, Part B – Parliamentary constituencies. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  2. ^ "Bihar - Baruraj". Bihar Assembly Elections Nov 2010 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-02-07. 
  3. ^ "55 - Baruraj Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-02-07.