Kusheshwar Asthan (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Kusheshwar Asthan
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Kusheshwar Asthan is located in Bihar
Kusheshwar Asthan
Kusheshwar Asthan
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 25°47′46″N 86°17′06″E / 25.79611°N 86.28500°E / 25.79611; 86.28500Coordinates: 25°47′46″N 86°17′06″E / 25.79611°N 86.28500°E / 25.79611; 86.28500
Country  India
State Bihar
District Darbhanga
Constituency No. 78
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 23. Samastipur (SC)
Electoral system First past the post

Kusheshwar Asthan (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: कुशेश्वरस्थान विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is an assembly constituency in Darbhanga district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is reserved for scheduled castes.

Overview[edit]

As per Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, No. 78 Kusheshwar Asthan (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Kusheshwar Asthan and Kusheshwar Asthan Purbi community development blocks; Uchhti, Afzala, Akbarpur Baink, Sonpur Paghari, Ganaura Tarwara, Ladaho, Pokhram North and Pokhram South of Biraul CD Block.[1]

Kusheshwar Asthan (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is part of No. 23 Samastipur (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]

Election results[edit]

In the 2010 state assembly elections, Shashi Bhushan Hajari of BJP won the newly created Kusheshwar Asthan assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Ramchandra Paswan of LJP.[2]

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 – Kusheshwar asthan". Bihar Assembly Elections Nov 2010 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-02-01.