Kurhani (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Kurhani
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Kurhani is located in Bihar
Kurhani
Kurhani
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 25°59′06″N 86°19′44″E / 25.98500°N 86.32889°E / 25.98500; 86.32889Coordinates: 25°59′06″N 86°19′44″E / 25.98500°N 86.32889°E / 25.98500; 86.32889
Country  India
State Bihar
District Muzaffarpur
Constituency No. 93
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 15. Muzaffarpur
Electoral system First past the post

Kurhani (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: कुरहनी 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. 93 Kurhani (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Kurhani community development block.[1]

Kurhani (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 15 Muzaffarpur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

1977-2010[edit]

In the 2010, October 2005 and February 2005 state assembly elections, Manoj Singh Kushwaha of JD(U) won the Kurhani assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Bijendra Chaudhary of LJP, Ajay Nishad of RJD and Basawan Bhagat Kushwaha of RJD respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Basawan Bhagat Kushwaha of RJD defeated Brajesh Kumar of BPSP in 2000. Basawan Bhagat Kushwaha of JD defeated Ashok Sharma, Independent, in1995. Sadhu Sharan Shahi, Independent, defeated Sheonandan Rai of Congress in 1990. Sheonandan Rai of Congress defeated Sadhu Sharan Shahi of JP in 1985. Ram Praikshan Sah of Janata Party (Secular – Charan Singh) defeated Sadhu Sharan Shahi of Janata Party (JP) in 1980. Sadhu Sharan Shahi of JP defeated Hind Keshri Yadav of Congress in 1977.[2][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 - Kurhani". Bihar Assembly Elections Nov 2010 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-02-07. 
  3. ^ "57 - Kurhani Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-02-07.