Mahishi (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Mahishi
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Mahishi is located in Bihar
Mahishi
Mahishi
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 25°50′55″N 86°28′32″E / 25.84861°N 86.47556°E / 25.84861; 86.47556Coordinates: 25°50′55″N 86°28′32″E / 25.84861°N 86.47556°E / 25.84861; 86.47556
Country  India
State Bihar
District Saharsa
Constituency No. 77
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 13. Madhepura
Electoral system First past the post

Mahishi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: महिसि विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is an assembly constituency in Saharsa district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Overview[edit]

As per Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, No. 77 Mahishi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Nauhatta and Sattar Katiya community development blocks; Baghwa, Birgaun, Manwar, Telwa West, Telwa East, Bhalahi, Kundah, Mahisarho, Telhar, Pastpar and Arapatti gram panchayats of Mahishi CD Block.[1]

Mahishi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 13 Madhepura (Lok Sabha constituency) .[1]

Election results[edit]

1977-2010[edit]

In the 2010 state assembly elections, Dr. Abdul Ghafoor of RJD won the Mahishi assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Raj Kumar Sah of JD(U).[2] Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Gunjeshwar Sah of JD(U) defeated Surendra Yadav representing RJD in October 2005. Surendra Yadav, contesting as an Independent, defeated Dr. Abdul Ghafoor of RJD in February 2005. Dr.Abdul Ghafoor of RJD defeated Surendra Yadav representing JD(U) in 2000. Dr. Abdul Ghafoor of JD defeated Lahtan Choudhary of Congress in 1995. Anand Mohan of JD defeated Lahtan Choudhary of Congress in 1990. Lahtan Choudhary of Congress defeated Devanand Yadav of LD in 1985 and Satya Narayan Yadav of Congress (U) in 1980. Parameshwar Kumar of JP defeated Lahtan Chudhary of Congress 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 - Mahisi". Bihar Assembly Elections Nov 2010 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-02-01. 
  3. ^ "118 - Mahishi Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-15.