Bagaha (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Lok Sabha constituency||1. Valmiki Nagar|
|Electoral system||First past the post|
Bagaha (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: बगहा विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is an assembly constituency in Paschim Champaran district in the Indian state of Bihar. It was earlier reserved for scheduled castes.
As per orders of Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, 4. Bagaha (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Bagaha community development block including Bagaha nagar parishad; and Bairagi, Sonbarsha, Vairati Bariarwa, Kharhat Tribhauni, Chamawalia and Paikwalia Maryadpur of Sidhaw CD Block.
In the November 2010 state assembly elections Prabhat Ranjan Singh of JD(U) won the 4. Bagaha assembly seat, defeating his nearest rival Ram Prasad Yadav of RJD. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Purnmasi Ram of JD(U) defeated Narsingh Baitha of Congress in October 2005, and Naresh Ram of RJD in February 2005. Purnmasi Ram representing RJD defeated Kailash Baitha, Independent, in 2000. Purnamasi Ram representing JD defeated Kailash Baitha of SAP in 1995 and Kailash Baitha of BJP in 1990. Triloki Harijan of Congress defeated Purnwasi Ram of LD in 1985 and Melaha Mahto of BJP in 1980. Narsingh Baitha of Congress defeated Kanchan Baitha of Janata Party in 1977.
- "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.
- "Bagha election result since 1977". Travel India Guide. Retrieved 2010-12-20.
- "2 - Bagha (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-20.