Kanti (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Kanti
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Kanti is located in Bihar
Kanti
Kanti
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 26°12′32″N 85°18′44″E / 26.20889°N 85.31222°E / 26.20889; 85.31222Coordinates: 26°12′32″N 85°18′44″E / 26.20889°N 85.31222°E / 26.20889; 85.31222
Country  India
State Bihar
District Muzaffarpur
Constituency No. 95
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 16. Vaishali
Electoral system First past the post

Kanti (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: कांति 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. 95 Kanti (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Kanti and Marwan community development blocks.[1]

Kanti (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, Ajit Kumar of JD(U) won the Kanti assembly seat, defeating his nearest rival Md. Israil of RJD.[2] Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Ajit Kumar of JD(U) defeated Muhmad Haidar Azad of RJD in October 2005. Ajit Kumar representing LJP defeated Md. Jamal of RJD in February 2005. Gulam Jilani Warsi of RJD defeated Ajit Kumar of AJBP in 2000. Mufti Mohammad Quasim of Janata Dal defeated Ajit Kumar of Congress in 1995. Nalini Ranjan Singh of JD defeated Shambhu Sharan Thakur of Congress in 1990. Nalini Ranjan Singh representing SUC defeated Tarakeshari Sinha of LD in 1985 and Shambhu Sharan Thakur of Congress in 1980. Thakur Prasad Singh of JP defeated Nalini Ranjan Singh of SUC 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 - Kanti". Bihar Assembly Elections Nov 2010 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-02-07. 
  3. ^ "56 - Kanti Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-02-07.