Bahadurganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Bahadurganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Bahadurganj is located in Bihar
Bahadurganj
Bahadurganj
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 26°15′19″N 87°48′49″E / 26.25528°N 87.81361°E / 26.25528; 87.81361Coordinates: 26°15′19″N 87°48′49″E / 26.25528°N 87.81361°E / 26.25528; 87.81361
Country  India
State Bihar
District Kishanganj
Constituency No 52
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 10. Kishanganj
Electoral system First past the post

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

Overview[edit]

As per Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, No 52 Bahadurganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Bahadurganj and Terhagachh community development blocks; Patharghatti, Ghangra and Lachhmipur gram panchayats of Dighalbank CD Block.[1]

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

Election results[edit]

1977-2010[edit]

In November 2010 and October 2005 state assembly elections, Md. Tousif Alam of Congress won the Bahadurganj assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Mohammad Maswar Alam of JD(U) and Sikandar Singh, Independent, respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Md. Tousif Alam contesting as an independent candidate defeated Zahidur Rahman of Congress in February 2005. Zahidur Rahman of Congress defeated Awadh Bihari Singh of BJP in 2000. Awadh Bihari Singh of BJP defeated Zahidur Rahman, Independent, in 1995. Islamuddin Bagi of JD defeated Najmuddin of Congress in 1990. Najmuddin of Congress defeated Shital Prasad Sinha, Independent, in 1985 and Kalimuddin, Independent, in 1980. Islamuddin Bagi of JP defeated Md. Nazmuddin in 1977.[2][3][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. ^ "Bahadurganj election results". Travel India Guide. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 
  3. ^ "Bihar - Bahadurganj". Bihar Assembly Elections Nov 2010 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  4. ^ "133 - Bahadurganj Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-15.