Teghra (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Teghra
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Teghra is located in Bihar
Teghra
Teghra
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 25°29′31″N 85°56′19″E / 25.49194°N 85.93861°E / 25.49194; 85.93861Coordinates: 25°29′31″N 85°56′19″E / 25.49194°N 85.93861°E / 25.49194; 85.93861
Country  India
State Bihar
District Begusarai
Constituency No. 143
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 24. Begusarai

Teghra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: टेघरा विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is an assembly constituency in Begusarai district in the Indian state of Bihar.[1] It was earlier called Barauni (Vidhan Sabha constituency).[2]

Overview[edit]

As per Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, No. 143 Teghra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following:

Teghra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 24 Begusarai (Lok Sabha constituency).[4]

Election results[edit]

In 1962, Chandra Shekhar Singh won from Barauni seat as the first Left party member to the state legislative assembly.[5] Since then Teghra has been bastion of CPI till 2010 when it was defeated.[6]

2010[edit]

In the 2010 state assembly elections, Lalan Kunwar of Bharatiya Janata Party won the newly constituted Teghra seat defeating his nearest rival Ram Ratan Singh of CPI.[7][8]

2015[edit]

RJD's Birendra Kumar Mahto defeated Ram Lakhan Singh of BJP by over 18,000 votes.[9]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

References[edit]