Sheohar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Sheohar
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Sheohar is located in Bihar
Sheohar
Sheohar
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 26°31′N 85°18′E / 26.517°N 85.300°E / 26.517; 85.300Coordinates: 26°31′N 85°18′E / 26.517°N 85.300°E / 26.517; 85.300
Country  India
State Bihar
District Sheohar
Constituency No 22
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 4. Sheohar
Electoral system First past the post

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

Overview[edit]

As per orders of Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, 22. Sheohar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Sheohar, Piprarhi, Dumri Katsari and Purnahiya community development blocks.[1]

Sheohar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of 4. Sheohar (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

1977-2010[edit]

In the November 2010 state assembly elections, Sharfuddin of JD(U) won the 22 Sheohar assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Pratima Devi of BSP. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Ajit Kumar Jha of RJD defeated Ratnakar Thakur of JD(U) in October 2005 and February 2005. Satyanarayan Prasad of RJD defeated Ajit Kumar Jha representing SAP in 2000. Raghunath Jha of JD defeated Anand Mohan of BPP in 1995, Diwakar Thakur of Congress in 1990, Bharat Prasad Singh of Congress in 1985, Jafir Alam, Independent, in 1980 and Thakur Chittaranjan Singh 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" (PDF). Schedule VI Bihar, Part A – Assembly constituencies, Part B – Parliamentary constituencies. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  2. ^ "Sheohar election results". Travel India Guide. Retrieved 2011-01-05. 
  3. ^ "66 - Sheohar Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-06.