Govindganj (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Govindganj is located in Bihar
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.


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]


In the November 2010, October 2005 and February 2005 state assembly elections, Meena Dwivedi/ Meena Devi of JD(U) won the 14 Govindganj assembly seat defeating her nearest rival Raju Tiwari/ Ranjan Tiwari of LJP. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Ranjan Tiwari, Independent, defeated Bhupendra Nath Dubey of SAP in 2000. Devendra Nath Dubey of SAP defeated Yogendra Pandey of JD in 1995. Yogendra Pandey of JD/ Independent defeated Jai Prakash Pandey of Congress in 1990 and Ram Shankar Pandey of Congress in 1985. Ram Shankar Pandey of Congress defeated Umakant Shukla of CPI(M) in 1980 and Madan Mohan Prasad Singh of Janata Party in 1977. [2][3]


  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. ^ "Meena Dwivedi JD(U) won in Govindganj". TPR One. Retrieved 2011-01-05. 
  3. ^ "20 - Gobindganj Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-06.