- Chapra, Saran (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
Chapra — Vidhan Sabha constituency — Coordinates: Coordinates: Country India State Bihar District Saran Constituency No. 118 Type Open Lok Sabha constituency 20. Saran Electoral system First past the post
As per Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, No. 118 Chapra (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Chhapra municipality and Naini, Fakuli, Karinga, Sadha, Mouna, Tenua and Barhara Mahaji gram panchayats of Chapra community development block; Rivilganj CD Block.
In the 2010 state assembly elections, Janardan Singh Sigriwal of BJP won the Chapra assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Pramendra Ranjan Singh of RJD. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Ram Pravesh Rai of JD(U) defeated Udit Rai of RJD in October 2005 and February 2005. Udit Rai of RJD defeated Rambabu Ray of BJP in 2000. Udit Ray of JD defeated Janak Yadav of Congress in 1995. Udit Rai, contesting as an Independent, defeated Janak Yadav representing JD in 1990. Janak Yadav, Independent, defeated Mithilesh Kumar Singh representing Congress in 1985. Janak Yadav of Janata Party (Secular – Charan Singh) defeated Mithilesh Kumar Singh representing Janata Party (JP) in 1980. Mithilesh Kumar Singh of JP defeated Janak Yadav, Independent, in 1977.
- ^ a b "Schedule – XIII of Constituencies Order, 2008 of Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008 of the Election Commission of India". Schedule VI Bihar, Part A – Assembly constituencies, Part B – Parliamentary constituencies. http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/CurrentElections/CONSOLIDATED_ORDER%20_ECI%20.pdf. Retrieved 2011-02-25.
- ^ "Bihar - Chapra". Bihar Assembly Elections Nov 2010 Results. Election Commission of India. http://eciresults.nic.in/ConstituencywiseS04118.htm. Retrieved 2011-02-25.
- ^ "41 - Chapra Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. http://eci.gov.in/eci_main/electionanalysis/AE/S04/partycomp41.htm. Retrieved 2011-02-25.
Saran division topics GeneralHathwa Raj Districts Community development blocksKuchaikote • Ziradei Rivers Transport Lok Sabha constituencies Vidhan Sabha constituencies Former Vidhan Sabha constituencies See alsoCities and towns in Saran Division • Villages in Gopalganj district • Villages in Saran district • People from Siwan district • Bihar topics Other DivisionsBhagalpur • Darbhanga • Kosi • Magadh • Munger • Patna • Purnia • Tirhut
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