Pupri (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Pupri is located in Bihar
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 26°29′13″N 85°40′20″E / 26.48694°N 85.67222°E / 26.48694; 85.67222Coordinates: 26°29′13″N 85°40′20″E / 26.48694°N 85.67222°E / 26.48694; 85.67222
Country  India
State Bihar
District Sitamarhi
Lok Sabha constituency Sitamarhi
Year abolished 2010
ZIP code 843320

Pupri (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: पुपरी विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) was an assembly constituency in Sitamarhi district in the Indian state of Bihar. Nearest railway station is [Janakpur Road].


It was part of Sitamarhi (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission of India, Pupri (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceased to exist in 2010.[2]

Election results[edit]


In the October 2005 and February 2005 state assembly elections, Shahid Ali Khan of JD(U) won the 72 Pupri assembly seat, defeating his nearest rivals, Ram Dulari Devi and Nawal Kishore Rai, both of RJD, in respective years. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Sita Ram Yadav of RJD defeated Habib A. Birari of JD(U) in 2000. Sita Ram Yadav representing JD defeated Ram Briksh Chaudhary representing SAP in 1995 and representing Congress in 1990. Ram Briksh Chaudhary of Congress defeated Sitaram Yadav of LD in 1985 and Sudama Devi of Congress in 1980. Habib Ahmad of JP defeated Ram Briksh Chaudhary of Congress in 1977.[3]


  1. ^ "General Elections, 2004 - Details for Assembly Segments of Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). 11. Sitamarhi. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-25. 
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ "72 - Pupri Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-10.