Sonbarsha, Sitamarhi (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
|Vidhan Sabha constituency|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Sitamarhi|
In the October 2005, February 2005, and 2000 state assembly elections, Dr. Ram Chandra Purvey of RJD won the 70 Sonbarsha assembly seat, defeating his nearest rivals, Amzad Hussain Anwar of BSP in October 2005, Md. Anwarul Haque of LJP and Md. Hira Khan of Congress in 2000. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Ramjiwan Prasad of JD defeated Md. Anwarul Haque of Congress in 1995 and 1990. Kapoori Thakur of LD defeated Anwarul Haque, Independent, in 1985. Anwarul Haque of Congress defeated Indal Singh of Janata Party (Secular – Charan Singh) in 1980. Mahmud Alam of Congress defeated Suryadeo Purbey of JP in 1977.
- "General Elections, 2004 - Details for Assembly Segments of Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). 11. Sitamarhi. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-25.
- "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.
- "70 - Sonbarsa Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-10.