Riga (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Lok Sabha constituency||4. Sheohar|
|Electoral system||First past the post|
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.
In the November 2010 state assembly elections, the newly created 23 Riga assembly seat Motilal Prasad of BJP defeated Amit Kumar of Congress who's father was a member of RSS and contested unsuccessfully as independent canditate from Bathnaha Vidhan Sabha since 1980 to 2005. In the 2015 Vidhan Sabha election Motilal Prasad lost to Amit Kumar who contested from Congress Party as common candidate of Mahagathbandhan and is expected to join BJP very soon.
- "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.
- "Riga election results". Travel India Guide. Retrieved 2011-01-10.