Bijawar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Bijawar Vidhan Sabha constituency (Hindi: बिजावर विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 230 Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) constituencies of Madhya Pradesh state in central India.[1] This constituency came into existence in 1951, as one of the 48 Vidhan Sabha constituencies of the erstwhile Vindhya Pradesh state.[2]

Overview[edit]

Bijawar (constituency number 52) is one of the 6 Vidhan Sabha constituencies located in Chhatarpur district. This constituency covers the Satai and Bijawar nagar panchayats and parts of Chhatarpur, Bijawar and Rajnagar tehsils of the district.[3]

Bijawar is part of Tikamgarh Lok Sabha constituency along with seven other Vidhan Sabha segments, namely, Maharajpur and Chhatarpur in this district and Jatara, Prithvipur, Niwari, Tikamgarh and Khargapur in Tikamgarh district.[3]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

As from a constituency of Vindhya Pradesh:

As from a constituency of Madhya Pradesh:

  • 1957: Gayatri Devi, Indian National Congress / Hansraj, Indian National Congress
  • 1962: Govind Singh Ju Deo, Independent
  • 1967: K. Nath, Indian National Congress
  • 1972: Yadvendra Singh, Bharatiya Jana Sangh
  • 1977: Mukund Sakharam, Janata Party
  • 1980: Yadvendra Singh, Indian National Congress (I)
  • 1985: Jujhar Singh Bundela, Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 1990: Jujhar Singh Bundela, Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 1993: Manvendra Singh, Indian National Congress
  • 1998: Manvendra Singh, Indian National Congress
  • 2003: Jitendra,singh bundela Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 2008: Asharani, Bharatiya Janata Party[4]
  • 2013 Pushpendranath Pathak "Guddan Bhaiya" Bhartiya Janta Party

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District/Assembly List". Chief Electoral Officer, Madhya Pradesh website. Retrieved 23 February 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Statistical Report on General Election, 1951 to the Legislative Assembly of Vindhya Pradesh" (PDF). Election Commission of India website. p. 4. 
  3. ^ a b "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. pp. 230, 250. 
  4. ^ "Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha General Elections - 2008 (in Hindi)" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Madhya Pradesh website. Retrieved 23 February 2011.