Majorganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Majorganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Majorganj is located in Bihar
Majorganj
Majorganj
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 26°43′47″N 85°29′16″E / 26.72972°N 85.48778°E / 26.72972; 85.48778Coordinates: 26°43′47″N 85°29′16″E / 26.72972°N 85.48778°E / 26.72972; 85.48778
Country  India
State Bihar
District Sitamarhi
Lok Sabha constituency Sheohar
Year abolished 2010

Majorganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: मजोरगंज विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) was an assembly constituency in Sitamarhi district in the Indian state of Bihar. It was reserved for scheduled castes.

Overview[edit]

It was part of Sheohar (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission of India, Majorganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceased to exist in 2010.[2]

Election results[edit]

1977-2005[edit]

In the October 2005 and February 2005 state assembly elections, Dinkar Ram of BJP won the 69 Majorganj (SC) assembly seat, defeating his nearest rival Lalita Devi representing Congress in October 2005 and representing RJD in February 2005. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Gauri Shankar Nagdansh of BJP defeated Dinkar Ram representing RJD in 2000. Surender Ram of JD defeated Sanup Raut of BJP in 1995. Gauri Shankar Nagdansh respresenting JD defeated Sanup Raut of BJP in 1990. Ram Briksh Ram of Congress defeated Dinkar Ram representing JP in 1985 and representing Congress (U) in 1980. Surendra Ram of JP defeated Dip Narain Paswan of Congress in 1977.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "General Elections, 2004 - Details for Assembly Segments of Parliamentary Constituencies". 12. Sheohar. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-25. 
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ "69 - Majorganj (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-10.