Amour (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Amour
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Amour is located in Bihar
Amour
Amour
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 25°57′25″N 87°43′30″E / 25.95694°N 87.72500°E / 25.95694; 87.72500Coordinates: 25°57′25″N 87°43′30″E / 25.95694°N 87.72500°E / 25.95694; 87.72500
Country  India
State Bihar
District Purnia
Constituency No 56
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 10. Kishanganj
Electoral system First past the post

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

Overview[edit]

As per Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, No 56 Amour (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Amour and Baisa community development blocks.[1]

Amour (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No 10 Kishanganj (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

1977-2010[edit]

In the November 2010 state assembly elections, Saba Zafar of BJP won the Amour assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Abdul Jalil Mastan of Congress.[2] Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Abdul Jalil Mastan of Congress defeated Saba Jafar representing SP in October 2005, contesting as an Independent in February 2005 and representing RJD in 2000. Muzaffar Hussain of SP defeated Abdul Jalil Mastan of Congress in 1995. A. Jalil of Congress defeated Muzaffar Hussain of ICS(SCS). Jalil, Independent, defeated Chandra Sekhar Jha of JP in 1985. M. Moijuddin Munshi of Congress defeated Nazmuddin of Janata Party (Secular – Raj Narain). Chandra Sekhar Jha of JP defeated Md. Moijuddin Munshi of Congress.[3]

General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Bihar 2015, Amour (Vidhan Sabha constituency)[edit]

General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Bihar was held in 5 phases. Amour Vidhan Sabha constituency had its polling in the last phase on 5th November, 2015 and the result was declared on 8th November, 2015.

Candidates:

Total Number of 14 Candidates filed their nomination including 1 Women candidate. Out of those 14 candidates, 1 candidate withdraw his name from the candidature. 13 candidates contested the election including one women candidate. Out of 13 candidates, 11 candidate's deposit were forfeited.

Electors and Voter:

Total number of 2,80,910 electors (1,49,626 Male & 1,31,274 Female) were registered and out of those only 1,69,281 (60.26%) voter turnout to caste there vote in 275 polling stations.

Result:

Abdul Jalil Mastan of Indian National Congress Party won the election by a margin of 51,997 votes (31.30% of Total Valid Votes) and total vote cast in his favour was 1,00,135. Runner-up Saba Zafar of Bharatiya Janata Party could get only 48,138 votes in his favour[4]

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. ^ "Bihar - Amour". Bihar Assembly Elections Nov 2010 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  3. ^ "136 - Amour Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 
  4. ^ (PDF) http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/StatisticalReports/AE2015/Stat_Bihar_AE2015.pdf.  Missing or empty |title= (help)