Manjhi (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Manjhi
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Manjhi is located in Bihar
Manjhi
Manjhi
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 25°50′23″N 84°34′55″E / 25.83972°N 84.58194°E / 25.83972; 84.58194Coordinates: 25°50′23″N 84°34′55″E / 25.83972°N 84.58194°E / 25.83972; 84.58194
Country  India
State Bihar
District Saran
Constituency No. 114
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 19. Maharajganj
Electoral system First past the post

Manjhi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: मांझी विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is an assembly constituency in Saran district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Overview[edit]

As per Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, No. 114 Manjhi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Jalalpur community development block; Sitalpur, Tajpur, Bareja, Madan Sath, Ghorhat, Dumari, Jaitpur, Inayatpur, Nasira, Baleshra, Daudpur, Lejuar, Bangara, Sonbarsa, Marhan, Manjhi East Part, Manjhi West Part and Kouru-Dhouru gram panchayats of Manjhi CD Block; Karhi, Manikpura and Lauwa Kala gram panchayats of Baniapur CD Block.[1]

Manjhi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 19 Maharajganj (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

1977-2015[edit]

In the 2015 state assembly elections Vijay Shanker Dubey of Congress [INC] won the Manjhi assembly seat defeating Keshav Singh of LJP. In the 2010 state assembly elections, Gautam Singh of JD(U) won the Manjhi assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Hem Narayan Singh of RJD.[2] Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Gautam Singh of JD(U) defeated Ravindra Nath Mishra of Congress in October 2005 and February 2005. Ravindranath Mishra, Independent, defeated Gautam Singh of SAP in 2000. Budhan Prasad Yadav of Congress defeated Ram Bahadur Singh of SJP(R) in 1995. Hazari Singh of JD defeated Budhan Prasad Yadav of Congress in 1990. Budhan Prasad Yadav, Independent, defeated Hazari Singh of JP in 1985. Rameshwar Dutta Sharma of Congress defeated Ram Bahadur Singh of Janata Party (JP) in 1980. Ram Bahadur Singh of JP defeated Rameshwar Dutta Sharma of Congress in 1977.[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. ^ "Bihar - Manjhi". Bihar Assembly Elections Nov 2010 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-02-25. 
  3. ^ "35 - Manjhi Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-02-25.