Govindganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Govindganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Govindganj is located in Bihar
Govindganj
Govindganj
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 26°28′56″N 84°41′07″E / 26.48222°N 84.68528°E / 26.48222; 84.68528Coordinates: 26°28′56″N 84°41′07″E / 26.48222°N 84.68528°E / 26.48222; 84.68528
Country  India
State Bihar
District Purvi Champaran
Constituency No 14
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 3. Purvi Champaran
Electoral system First past the post

Govindganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: गोविन्दगन्ज विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is an assembly constituency in Purvi Champaran district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, 14. Govindganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Areraj and Paharpur community development blocks; and Paschimi Sangrampur, Purbi Sangrampur and Dakshani Bariyaria of Sangrampur CD Block.[1]

Govindganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of 3. Purvi Champaran (Lok Sabha constituency).[1] It was earlier part of Motihari (Lok Sabha constituency).

Election results[edit]

1957-2015[edit]

In the November 2015,Raju Tiwari Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) won the 14 Govinganj assembly seat defeating his rival Brajesh Kumar congress by 27920 votes.[2]while,Meena Dwivedi/ Meena Devi of JD(U) was not given seat by her respected party to contest from the 14 Govindganj assembly seat.

In the November 2010, October 2005 and February 2005 state assembly elections, Meena Dwivedi/ Meena Devi of Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) won the 14 Govindganj assembly seat. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Rajan Tiwari, Independent, defeated Bhupendra Nath Dubey of Samata Party (SAP) in 2000. Devendra Nath Dubey of SAP defeated Yogendra Pandey of Janata Dal (JD) in 1995. Yogendra Pandey of JD/ Independent defeated Jai Prakash Pandey of Indian National Congress in 1990 and Ram Shankar Pandey of Congress in 1985. Ram Shankar Pandey of Congress defeated Umakant Shukla of Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) in 1980 and Madan Mohan Prasad Singh of Janata Party in 1977.[3]Pt Dhruv Narayan Mani Tripathi of Congress winner's in 1957,1962 & 1967.

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