Raxaul (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Raxaul
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Raxaul is located in Bihar
Raxaul
Raxaul
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 26°58′52″N 84°51′11″E / 26.98111°N 84.85306°E / 26.98111; 84.85306Coordinates: 26°58′52″N 84°51′11″E / 26.98111°N 84.85306°E / 26.98111; 84.85306
Country  India
State Bihar
District Purvi Champaran
Constituency No 10
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 2. Paschim Champaran
Electoral system First past the post

Raxaul (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: रक्सौल विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is an assembly constituency in Purvi Champaran district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, 10. Raxaul (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Raxaul and Adapur community development blocks.[1]

Raxaul (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of 2. Paschim Champaran (Lok Sabha constituency).[1] It was earlier part of Bettiah (Lok Sabha constituency).

Election results[edit]

1977-2010[edit]

In the November 2010, October 2005, February 2005, and 2000 state assembly elections, Dr Ajay Kumar Singh of BJP won the 10 Raxaul assembly seat, defeating his nearest rival Rajnandan Rai of LJP in November 2010, October 2005, February 2005, and Sagir Ahmad of Congress in 2000. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Rajnandan Rai of JD defeated Dr. Ajay Kumar Singh of BJP in 1995 and Sagir Ahmad of Congress in 1990. Sagir Ahmad of Congress defeated Rajnandan Rai of LD in 1985, Radha Pandey of Janata Party (JP) in 1980 and Shankar Prasad Yadav of Janata Party in 1977.[2][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. ^ "Raxaul election results from 1977". Travel India Guide. Retrieved 2011-01-05. 
  3. ^ "10 - Raxaul Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-06.