Mahua (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Mahua
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Mahua is located in Bihar
Mahua
Mahua
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 25°48′45″N 85°23′55″E / 25.81250°N 85.39861°E / 25.81250; 85.39861Coordinates: 25°48′45″N 85°23′55″E / 25.81250°N 85.39861°E / 25.81250; 85.39861
Country  India
State Bihar
District Vaishali
Constituency No. 126
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 21. Hajipur (SC)
Electoral system First past the post

Mahua (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: महुआ विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is an assembly constituency in Vaishali district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is an open seat from 2010 but was earlier reserved for scheduled castes

Overview[edit]

As per Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, No. 126 Mahua (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Mahua and Chehara Kala community development blocks.[1]

Mahua (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 21 Hajipur (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]

Election results[edit]

1977-2010[edit]

In the 2010 state assembly elections, Ravindra Ray of JD(U) won the Mahua seat defeating his nearest rival Jageshwar Ray of RJD.[2] Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Shiv Chand Ram of RJD defeated Dasai Choudhury of JD(U) in October 2005 and Meena Devi of LJP in February 2005. Dasai Choudhury of RJD defeated Munshi Lal Paswan of JD(U) in 2000. Munshi Lal Paswan of JD defeated Kapileshwar Ram Keshri representing SAP in 1995 and representing Congress in 1990. Dasai Choudhury of LD defeated Kapileshwar Ram Keshri of Congress in 1985. Dasai Choudhuri of Janata Party (Secular – Charan Singh) defeated Saryu Ram of Congress in 1980. Phudeni Prasad of JP defeated Saryu Ram 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 - Mahua". Bihar Assembly Elections Nov 2010 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-02-07. 
  3. ^ "50 - Mahua (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-02-07.