Harsidhi (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Harsidhi
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Harsidhi is located in Bihar
Harsidhi
Harsidhi
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 26°42′36″N 84°44′48″E / 26.71000°N 84.74667°E / 26.71000; 84.74667Coordinates: 26°42′36″N 84°44′48″E / 26.71000°N 84.74667°E / 26.71000; 84.74667
Country  India
State Bihar
District Purvi Champaran
Constituency No 13
Type Reserved for SC
Lok Sabha constituency 3. Purvi Champaran
Electoral system First past the post

Harsidhi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: हरशिधि विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is an assembly constituency in Purvi Champaran district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is reserved for scheduled castes. It was an open seat earlier.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, 13. Harsidhi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (SC) is composed of the following: Harsidhi and Turkaulia community development blocks.[1]

Harsidhi (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]

1977-2010[edit]

In the November 2010 state assembly elections, Krishna Nandan Paswan of BJP won the 13 Harsidihi assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Surendra Kumar of RJD. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Maheswar Singh of LJP defeated Awadhesh Prasad Kushwaha of JD(U) in October 2005. Awadhesh Prasad Kushwaha representing LJP defeated Maheswar Singh representing JD(U) in February 2005. Maheswar Singh representing SAP defeated Awadhesh Prasad Kushwaha representing RJD in 2000. Awadhesh Prasad Kushwaha representing JD defeated Maheswar Singh representing SAP in 1995. Mohd. Hedaitullah Khan of Congress defeated Vishambhar Nath of BJP in 1990, Rajaram Prasad of CPI in 1985 and Durgadatt Prasad of CPI in 1980. Yugal Kishore Prasad Singh defeated Mohd. Hedaitullah Khan of Congress in 1977.[2][3]

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. ^ "Hasidhi election results from 1977". Travel India Guide. Retrieved 2011-01-05. 
  3. ^ "19 - Harsidhi Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-06.