Sitamarhi (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Sitamarhi is located in Bihar
Location in Bihar
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Country  India
State Bihar
District Sitamarhi
Constituency No 28
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 5. Sitamarhi
Electoral system First past the post

Sitamarhi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: सीतामढी विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is an assembly constituency in Sitamarhi district in the Indian state of Bihar. In Bihar Legislative Assembly election, 2015, Sitamarhi will be one of the 36 seats to have VVPAT enabled electronic voting machines.[1][2]


As per Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, 28. Sitamarhi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Dumra community development block.[3]

Sitamarhi (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of 5. Sitamarhi (Lok Sabha constituency).[3]

Election results


In the November 2010, October 2005 and February 2005 state assembly elections, Sunil Kumar of BJP won the 28 Sitamarhi assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Raghwendra Kumar Singh of LJP in November 2010, Md. Khalil Ansari of INC in October 2005, and Mohammad Tahir of RJD in February 2005. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Shahid Ali Khan of RJD defeated Hari Shankar Prasad of BJP in 2000. Hari Shankar Prasad of BJP defeated Shahid Ali Khan of JD in 1995. Shahid Ali Khan of JD defeated Hari Shankar Prasad, Independent, in 1990. Khalil Ansari of Congress defeated Ram Deo Singh of CPI in 1985. Pir Mohammad Ansari of Congress defeated Ram Swartha Rai of Janata Party (Secular – Charan Singh) in 1980. Ram Sagar Prasad Yadav of Congress defeated Ramswarath Rai of JP in 1977 [4][5]


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