In 2009 Dr. Achyutanand Singh switched to BJP and won the same seat. In the October 2005 and February 2005 state assembly elections, Dr. Achyutanand Singh of LJP won the Jandaha assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Umesh Singh Kushawaha of RJD. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Upendra Prasad Singh of SAP defeated Dr. Achyutanand Singh, Independent, in 2000. Tulsi Das Mehta of JD defeated Dr. Achyutanand Singh of BJP in 1995 and Shivanarayan Prasad Mishra, Independent, in 1990. Tulsi Das Mehta of LD defeated Virendra Singh, Independent, in 1985. Virendra Singh, Independent, defeated Shib Prasad Singh of Janata Party (Secular – Charan Singh) in 1980. Munshi Lal Ray of JP defeated Bhagdev Singh of Congress in 1977.