Jatara (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
Jatara Vidhan Sabha constituency (Hindi: जतारा विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 230 Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) constituencies of Madhya Pradesh state in central India. This constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled castes since 2008, following the delimitation of the legislative assembly constituencies. It came into existence in 1951, as one of the 48 Vidhan Sabha constituencies of the erstwhile Vindhya Pradesh state.
Jatara (constituency number 44) is one of the 5 Vidhan Sabha constituencies located in Tikamgarh district. This constituency covers the Jatara and Lidhorakhas nagar panchayats and parts of Jatara and Palera tehsils of the district.
Jatara is part of Tikamgarh Lok Sabha constituency along with seven other Vidhan Sabha segments, namely, Tikamgarh, Prithvipur, Niwari and Khargapur in this district and Maharajpur, Chhatarpur and Bijawar in Chhatarpur district.
Members of Legislative Assembly
As from a constituency of Vindhya Pradesh:
As from a constituency of Madhya Pradesh:
- 1957: Kamta Prasad, Indian National Congress
- 1962: Narendra Singh Dev, Independent
- 1967: Narendra Singh Dev, Indian National Congress
- 1972: Ram Krishna Mishra, Indian National Congress
- 1977: Akhand Pratap Singh Yadav, Janata Party
- 1980: Swami Prasad Pastor, Independent
- 1985: Thakurdas Yadav, Indian National Congress
- 1990: Surendra Pratap Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party
- 1993: Akhand Pratap Singh Yadav, Indian National Congress
- 1998: Sunil Nayak, Bharatiya Janata Party
- 2003: Sunil Nayak, Bharatiya Janata Party
- 2008: Harishankar Khatik, Bharatiya Janata Party
- 2013: Dinesh Kumar Ahirwar, Indian National Congress
- "District/Assembly List". Chief Electoral Officer, Madhya Pradesh website. Retrieved 18 February 2011.
- "Statistical Report on General Election, 1951 to the Legislative Assembly of Vindhya Pradesh" (PDF). Election Commission of India website. p. 5.
- "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. pp. 230, 250.