Raghopur, Vaishali (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For former constituency with same name in Supaul district, see Raghopur, Supaul (Vidhan Sabha constituency).
Raghopur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Raghopur is located in Bihar
Raghopur
Raghopur
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 25°31′06″N 85°22′50″E / 25.51833°N 85.38056°E / 25.51833; 85.38056Coordinates: 25°31′06″N 85°22′50″E / 25.51833°N 85.38056°E / 25.51833; 85.38056
Country  India
State Bihar
District Vaishali
Constituency No. 128
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 21. Hajipur (SC)
Electoral system First past the post

Raghopur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: राघोपुर विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is an assembly constituency in Vaishali district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Overview[edit]

As per Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, No. 128 Raghopur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Raghopur and Bidupur community development blocks.[1]

Raghopur (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, Satish Kumar of JD(U) won the Raghopur assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Rabri Devi of RJD.[2] Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Rabri Devi of RJD defeated Satish Kumar of JD(U) in October 2005 and Rajiv Ranjan of LJP in Bihar Assembly Election, Feb 2005. Laloo Prasad of RJD/ JD defeated Vishundeo Rai of JD(U)/ Independent in 2000 and 1995. Udai Narayan Rai of JD/ LD defeated Harihar Prasad Singh, Independent/ JP in 1990/ 1985. Udai Narayan Rai of Janata Party (Secular – Charan Singh) defeated Ram Jaipal Singh of Congress in 1980. Vabulal Shastri of JP defeated Kanhai Prasad Singh 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 - Raghopur". Bihar Assembly Elections Nov 2010 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-02-07. 
  3. ^ "46 - Raghopur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-02-07.