Araria (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Lok Sabha constituency||9. Araria (SC)|
|Electoral system||First past the post|
As per Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, No 49 Araria (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Araria community development block including Araria nagar parishad.
In the November 2010 state assembly elections, Zakir Hussain Khan of LJP won the Araria assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Narayan Kumar Jha of BJP. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Pradeep Kumar Singh of BJP defeated Moidur Rahman of Congress in October 2005 and February 2005. Bijay Kumar Mandal, Independent, defeated Moidur Rahman of Congress in 2000. Vijoy Kumar Mandal of BPP defeated Durga Das Rathore of BJP in 1995. Vinod Kumar Roy, Independent, defeated Nand Kishore Mandal, Independent, in 1990. Halimuddin Ahmed of Congress defeated Nand Kishore Mandal of LD in 1985. Mohd. Taslimuddin of Janata Party (Secular – Charan Singh) defeated Shrideo Jha of Congress in 1980. Srideo Jha of Congress defeated Deo Narayan Mishra of JP in 1977.
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