Amarpatan (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Amarpatan Vidhan Sabha constituency (Hindi: अमरपाटन विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 230 Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) constituencies of Madhya Pradesh state in central India.[1] This constituency came into existence in 1951, as one of the 48 Vidhan Sabha constituencies of the erstwhile Vindhya Pradesh state.[2]

Overview[edit]

Amarpatan (constituency number 66) is one of the 7 Vidhan Sabha constituencies located in Satna district. This constituency covers the entire Ramnagar tehsil, Amarpatan nagar panchayat and part of Amarpatan tehsil of the district.[3]

Amarpatan is part of Satna Lok Sabha constituency along with six other Vidhan Sabha segments of this district, namely, Chitrakoot, Raigaon, Satna, Nagod, Maihar and Rampur-Baghelan[3]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

As a constituency of Vindhya Pradesh:

As a constituency of Madhya Pradesh:

  • 1957: Ramhit Gupta, Bharatiya Jana Sangh
  • 1962: Gulsher Ahmad, Indian National Congress
  • 1967: Ramhit Gupta, Bharatiya Jana Sangh
  • 1972: Gulsher Ahmad, Indian National Congress
  • 1977: Ramhit Gupta, Janata Party
  • 1980: Rajendra Kumar Singh, Indian National Congress (I)
  • 1985: Ramhit Gupta, Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 1990: Ramhit Gupta, Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 1993: Rajendra Kumar Singh, Indian National Congress
  • 1998: Shivmohan Singh, Indian National Congress
  • 2003: Rajendra Kumar Singh, Indian National Congress
  • 2008: Ramkhelawan Patel, Bharatiya Janata Party[4]
  • 2013: Rajendra Kumar Singh, Indian national Congress

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District/Assembly List". Chief Electoral Officer, Madhya Pradesh website. Retrieved 1 March 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Statistical Report on General Election, 1951 to the Legislative Assembly of Vindhya Pradesh" (PDF). Election Commission of India website. p. 5. 
  3. ^ a b "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. pp. 232, 250. 
  4. ^ "Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha General Elections - 2008 (in Hindi)" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Madhya Pradesh website. Retrieved 1 March 2011.