Minapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Minapur
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Minapur is located in Bihar
Minapur
Minapur
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 26°20′07″N 85°36′06″E / 26.33528°N 85.60167°E / 26.33528; 85.60167Coordinates: 26°20′07″N 85°36′06″E / 26.33528°N 85.60167°E / 26.33528; 85.60167
Country  India
State Bihar
District Muzaffarpur
Constituency No. 90
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 16. Vaishali
Electoral system First past the post

Minapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: मीनापुर विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is an assembly constituency in Muzaffarpur district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Overview[edit]

As per Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, No. 90 Minapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Minapur community development block; Garha, Jhaphan, Kafen Chaudhary, Narkatiya, Narma, Patiyasa and Rampur Jaipal gram panchayats of Bochahan CD Block.[1]

Minapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 16 Vaishali (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

1977-2010[edit]

In the 2010 and October 2005 state assembly elections, Dinesh Prasad of Janata Dal (United) won the Minapur assembly seat defeating his nearest rival, Rajeev Kumar of RJD and Hind Kesari Yadav of RJD respectively. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Hind Kesri Yadav of RJD defeated Dinesh Prasad of JD(U) in February 2005. Dinesh Prasad, Independent, defeated Hind Kesri Yadav of RJD in 2000. Hind Kesri Yadav of JD defeated Sakal Dev Sahni of Congress in 1995, Janakdhari Prasad Kushwaha of CPI in 1990 and 1985. Janakdhari Prasad Kushwaha of CPI defeated Mahendra Sahni of Congress in 1980. Nagendra Prasad Singh of JP defeated Janakdhari Prasad Kushwaha, Independent, 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. ^ "Bihar - Minapur". Bihar Assembly Elections Nov 2010 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-02-07. 
  3. ^ "63 - Minapur Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-02-07.