Melghat (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Melghat (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is one of the 288 constituencies of Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha and one of the eight which are located in the Amravati district. It is reserved for Scheduled Tribe candidate.

It is a part of the Amravati (Lok Sabha constituency) along with five other Vidhan Sabha assembly constituencies, viz. Badnera Amravati, Teosa, Daryapur (SC), and Achalpur.

The remaining two Dhamangaon Railway and Morshi constituencies are part of Wardha (Lok Sabha constituency) in adjoining Wardha district.[1]

As per orders of Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, No. 41 Melghat (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: 1. Dharni Tehsil, 2. Chikhaldara Tehsil. 3.Achalpur Tehsil (Part), Revenue Circle –Paratwada and Pathrot of the district. [2]

Representatives[edit]

2014: Prabhudas Babulal Bhilawekar of the Bharatiya Janata Party represents the constituency in the 13th Maharashtra Legislative Assembly.[3]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "District wise List of Assembly and Parliamentary Constituencies". Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra website. Retrieved 19 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Schedule – XVII of Constituencies Order, 2008 of Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008 of the Election Commission of India" (PDF). Schedule XVII Maharashtra, Part A – Assembly constituencies, Part B – Parliamentary constituencies. Retrieved 2015-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Results of Maharashtra Assembly polls 2014". India Today. Retrieved 3 November 2014.