Araria (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Araria is located in Bihar
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 26°08′N 87°28′E / 26.133°N 87.467°E / 26.133; 87.467Coordinates: 26°08′N 87°28′E / 26.133°N 87.467°E / 26.133; 87.467
Country  India
State Bihar
District Araria
Constituency No 49
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 9. Araria (SC)
Electoral system First past the post

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


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.[1] In Bihar Legislative Assembly election, 2015, Araria will be one of the 36 seats to have VVPAT enabled electronic voting machines.[2][3]

Araria (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No 9 Araria (Lok Sabha constituency) (SC).[1]

Election results[edit]


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.[4][5][6]


  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. ^ "36 Seats in Bihar to Have Electronic Voting Machines With Paper Trail Facility". 
  3. ^ "Poll-bound Bihar to get 36 EVMs with paper trail facility". 
  4. ^ "Araria election results". Travel India Guide. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 
  5. ^ "Bihar - Araria". Bihar Assembly Elections Nov 2010 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  6. ^ "130 - Araria Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-15.