Goriakothi (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Goriakothi (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
Goriakothi
—  Vidhan Sabha constituency  —
Goriakothi is located in Bihar
Goriakothi
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 26°15′12″N 84°36′27″E / 26.25333°N 84.6075°E / 26.25333; 84.6075Coordinates: 26°15′12″N 84°36′27″E / 26.25333°N 84.6075°E / 26.25333; 84.6075
Country  India
State Bihar
District Siwan
Constituency No. 111
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 19. Maharajganj
Electoral system First past the post

Goriakothi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: गोरियाकोठी विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is an assembly constituency in Siwan district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Contents

Extent

As per Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, No. 111 Goriakothi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Goriakothi, Lakri Nabiganj and Basantpur community development blocks.[1]

Goriakothi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 19 Maharajganj (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Results

1977-2010

In the 2010 state assembly elections, Bhumendra Narayan Singh of BJP won the Goriakothi assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Indradeo Prasad of Rashtriya Janata Dal.[2]Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Indradeo Prasad of RJD defeated Bhumendra Narayan Singh of BJP in October 2005. Bhumendra Narayan Singh of BJP defeated Indradeo Prasad of RJD in February 2005. Indradeo Prasad of RJD defeated Ajit Kumar Singh, Independent, in 2000. Indradeo Prasad of JD defeted Bhumendra Narayan Singh of Congress in 1995. Ajit Kumar Singh of JD defeated Krishan Kant Singh of Congress in 1990. Indradeo Prasad of BJP defeated Ajit Kumar Singh, Independent, in 1985. Ajit Kumar Singh of Congress defeated Indradeo Prasad of BJP in 1980. Krishan Kant Singh of Congress defeated Indradeo Prasad of JP in 1977.[3]

References

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ "Bihar – Goriyakothi". Bihar Assembly Elections Nov 2010 Results. Election Commission of India. http://eciresults.nic.in/ConstituencywiseS04111.htm. Retrieved 2011-02-25. 
  3. ^ "28 - Goreakothi Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. http://eci.gov.in/eci_main/electionanalysis/AE/S04/partycomp28.htm. Retrieved 2011-02-25. 

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