Riga (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Riga
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Riga is located in Bihar
Riga
Riga
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 26°38′40″N 85°26′21″E / 26.64444°N 85.43917°E / 26.64444; 85.43917Coordinates: 26°38′40″N 85°26′21″E / 26.64444°N 85.43917°E / 26.64444; 85.43917
Country  India
State Bihar
District Sitamarhi
Constituency No 23
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 4. Sheohar
Electoral system First past the post

Riga (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: रिगा विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is an assembly constituency in Sitamarhi district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Overview[edit]

As per Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, 23. Riga (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Riga, Bairgania and Suppi community development blocks.[1]

Riga (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of 4. Sheohar (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Election results[edit]

In the November 2010 state assembly elections, Motilal Prasad of BJP defeated by the newly created 23 Riga assembly seat by Amit Kumar of Congress.[2]

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. ^ "Riga election results". Travel India Guide. Retrieved 2011-01-10.