Umarga (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Umarga Vidhan Sabha constituency (Marathi: उमरगा विधान सभा मतदारसंघ) is one of the 288 Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) constituencies of Maharashtra state in western India.[1]

Overview[edit]

Umarga (constituency number 240) is one of the four Vidhan Sabha constituencies located in the Osmanabad district. It covers the entire Lohara and Umarga tehsils of this district. It is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled castes.[2] The number of electors in 2009 was 266,557 (male 140,491, female 126,066).[3]

Umarga is part of the Osmanabad Lok Sabha constituency along with five other Vidhan Sabha segments, namely Paranda, Tuljapur and Osmanabad in Osmanabad district, Barshi in the Solapur district and Ausa in the Latur district.[4]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Chalukya Bhaskarrao was one of the prominent political leaders after independence. He was elected as M.L.A for three consecutive terms. It was majorly a congress bastion because of several stalwart congress leaders in the area. In 1995 Ravindra Gaikwad, the current MP of Osmanabad Loksabha constituency won the vidhan sabha on a Shivsena ticket and since then it has been a stronghold of the Shivsena. 1999 Baswaraj Patil of congress won this seat, which was again won by Ravisir with a thumping margin in 2004. Currently, his prodigy Shri Dayanraj Dhondiram Chougule is the M.L.A.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District wise List of Assembly and Parliamentary Constituencies". Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra website. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. p. 271. 
  3. ^ "General Elections to State Legislative Assembly 2009" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra website. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  4. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. p. 278. 
  5. ^ "Maharashtra Assembly Election 1995-Results". 
  6. ^ "Maharashtra Assembly Election 1999-Results". 
  7. ^ "Maharashtra Assembly Election 2004-Results". 
  8. ^ "Maharashtra Assembly Election 2009 -Results" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra website. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  9. ^ "Maharashtra Assembly Election 2014-Results".