Kesaria (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Kesaria
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Kesaria is located in Bihar
Kesaria
Kesaria
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 26°20′21″N 84°51′00″E / 26.33917°N 84.85000°E / 26.33917; 84.85000Coordinates: 26°20′21″N 84°51′00″E / 26.33917°N 84.85000°E / 26.33917; 84.85000
Country  India
State Bihar
District Purvi Champaran
Constituency No 15
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 3. Purvi Champaran
Electoral system First past the post

Kesaria (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: केशरिया विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is an assembly constituency in Purvi Champaran district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, 15. Kesaria (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Kesaria community development block; Uttari Bariyaria, Paschhimi Madhubani, Uttari Madhubani, Dakshini Madhubani, Purbi Madhubani, Bhatwalia, Barwa, Bariyaria Tolarajpur, Uttari Bhawanipur, Dakshini Bhawanipur and Dumariya gram panchayats of Sangrampur CD Block; Dilawarpur, Rajpur, Darmaha, Raghunathpur, Medan Sirisiya and Pipra Khem gram panchayats of Kalyanpur CD Block.[1]

Kesaria (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of 3. Purvi Champaran (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]It was earlier part of Motihari (Lok Sabha constituency).

Election results[edit]

1977-2010[edit]

In the November 2010 state assembly elections, Sacchindra Prasad Singh of BJP won the 15 Kesaria assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Ramsharan Prasad Yadav of CPI.[2]Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Rajesh Kumar Raushan of RJD defeated Razia Khatoon of JD(U) in October 2005. Obaidullah of JD(U) defeated Rajesh Kumar Raushan of RJD in February 2005. Obaidullah of SAP defeated Yamuna Yadav of KSP in 2000. Yamuna Yadav of CPI defeated Kiran Shukla of BPP in 1995 and Rai Hari Shankar Sharma of BJP in 1990. Rai Hari Shankar Sharma representing Congress defeated Yamuna Yadav of CPI in 1985. Rai Hari Shankar Sharma representing Janata Party (JP) defeated Laxman Singh of Congress in 1980. Pitambar Singh of CPI defeated Rai Hari Shankar Sharma of Janata Party 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 Assembly elections 2010". Retrieved 2011-01-05. 
  3. ^ "18 - Kesariya Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-06.