Maharajpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Maharajpur Vidhan Sabha constituency (Hindi: महाराजपुर 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 1961, following the delimitation of the Legislative Assembly constituencies and it was reserved for the candidates belonging to the scheduled castes from 1961-2008.

Overview[edit]

Maharajpur (constituency number 48) is one of the 6 Vidhan Sabha constituencies located in Chhatarpur district. This constituency covers the entire Nowgaon tehsil of the district.[2]

Maharajpur is part of Tikamgarh Lok Sabha constituency along with seven other Vidhan Sabha segments, namely, Chhatarpur and Bijawar in this district and Jatara, Prithvipur, Niwari, Tikamgarh and Khargapur in Tikamgarh district.[2]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

  • 1962: Nathoo Ram, Bharatiya Jana Sangh
  • 1967: Laxman Das Ahirwar, Indian National Congress
  • 1972: Nathoo Ram, Bharatiya Jana Sangh
  • 1977: Ramdayal Ahirwar, Janata Party
  • 1980: Laxman Das Ahirwar, Indian National Congress (I)
  • 1985: Baboolal Ahirwar, Indian National Congress
  • 1990: Ramdayal Ahirwar, Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 1993: Ramdayal Ahirwar, Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 1998: Ramdayal Ahirwar, Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 2003: Ramdayal Ahirwar, Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 2008: Manavendra Singh (Bhanwar Raja), Independent
  • 2013: Manavendra Singh (Bhanwar Raja), Bharatiya Janata Party [3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District/Assembly List". Chief Electoral Officer, Madhya Pradesh website. Retrieved 21 February 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. pp. 230, 250. 
  3. ^ "Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha General Elections - 2008 (in Hindi)" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Madhya Pradesh website. Retrieved 21 February 2011.