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Behat (Assembly constituency)

Behat Assembly constituency is one of the 403 constituencies of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is a part of the Saharanpur district and one of five assembly constituencies in the Saharanpur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Behat Assembly constituency came into existence in 2008 as a result of the "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008". Prior to 2008, this constituency was served / represented by the Sarsawa Assembly constituency.

Contents

  • Wards / Areas 1
  • Members of the Legislative Assembly 2
  • Election results 3
    • 16th Vidhan Sabha: 2012 General Elections. 3.1
    • 15th Vidhan Sabha: 2007 General Elections. 3.2
    • 14th Vidhan Sabha: 2002 General Elections. 3.3
    • 13th Vidhan Sabha: 1996 General Elections. 3.4
    • 12th Vidhan Sabha: 1993 General Elections. 3.5
    • 11th Vidhan Sabha: 1991 General Elections. 3.6
    • 10th Vidhan Sabha: 1989 General Elections. 3.7
    • 09th Vidhan Sabha: 1985 General Elections. 3.8
    • 08th Vidhan Sabha: 1980 General Elections. 3.9
    • 07th Vidhan Sabha: 1977 General Elections. 3.10
    • 06th Vidhan Sabha: 1974 General Elections. 3.11
    • 05th Vidhan Sabha: 1969 General Elections. 3.12
    • 04th Vidhan Sabha: 1967 General Elections. 3.13
    • 03rd Vidhan Sabha: 1962 General Elections. 3.14
  • See also 4
  • Notes 5
  • References 6

Wards / Areas

The Behat Assembly constituency comprises the following Wards / areas.[2]

# Name Reserved for Comments
01 Behat Tehsil None

Members of the Legislative Assembly

# Term Name Party From To Days Comments Ref
01 01st Vidhan Sabha May-1952 Mar-1957 1,776 - [3]
02 02nd Vidhan Sabha Apr-1957 Mar-1962 1,800 - [4]
03 03rd Vidhan Sabha Shakuntala Devi Indian National Congress Mar-1962 Mar-1967 1,828 [5]
04 04th Vidhan Sabha Mohd. Mahmood Ali Khan Indian National Congress Mar-1967 Apr-1968 402 [6]
05 05th Vidhan Sabha Indian National Congress Feb-1969 Mar-1974 1,832 [7]
06 06th Vidhan Sabha Indian National Congress Mar-1974 Apr-1977 1,153 [8]
07 07th Vidhan Sabha Ajab Singh Janata Party Jun-1977 Feb-1980 969 [9]
08 08th Vidhan Sabha Rulha Singh Janata Party (Secular) Jun-1980 Mar-1985 1,735 [10]
09 09th Vidhan Sabha Nirbhay Pal Sharma Indian National Congress Mar-1985 Nov-1989 1,725 [11]
10 10th Vidhan Sabha Ram Sharan Janata Dal Dec-1989 Apr-1991 488 [12]
11 11th Vidhan Sabha Mohd. Hasan Shah Janata Dal Jun-1991 Dec-1992 533 [13]
12 12th Vidhan Sabha Nirbhay Pal Sharma Indian National Congress Dec-1993 Oct-1995 693 [14]
13 13th Vidhan Sabha Bharatiya Janata Party Oct-1996 Mar-2002 1,967 [15]
14 14th Vidhan Sabha Dr. Dharam Singh Saini Bahujan Samaj Party Feb-2002 May-2007 1,902 [16]
15 15th Vidhan Sabha Bahujan Samaj Party May-2007 Mar-2012 1,762 [17]
16 16th Vidhan Sabha Mahaveer Singh Rana Bahujan Samaj Party Mar-2012 Incumbent - [18]

Election results

16th Vidhan Sabha: 2012 General Elections.[18]

2012 General Elections: Behat
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BSP Mahaveer Singh Rana 70,274 31.8 -
INC Naresh Saini 69,760 31.5 -
SP Umar Ali Khan 47,366 21.4 -
Remainder ten candidates 33,722 15.3 -9.4
Majority 514 0.2 -98.6
Turnout 221,122 72.9 +33.5
BSP hold Swing +2.7

15th Vidhan Sabha: 2007 General Elections.[17]

2007 General Elections: Behat
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BSP Dr. Dharam Singh Saini 68,440 41.3 +28.5
SP Mohd.Dilshad M 31,767 19.2 -
BJP Melaram M 28,162 17.0 -
Remainder twelve candidates 37,213 22.5 +64.7
Majority 36,673 22.1 +283.8
Turnout 165,582 n/a +2.7
BSP hold Swing +8.3

14th Vidhan Sabha: 2002 General Elections.[16]

2002 General Elections: Behat
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BSP Dr. Dharam Singh Saini 53,262 33.0 -
BJP Raghav M 43,708 27.1 -
SP Mohd. Irshad M 41,695 25.9 -
Remainder seven candidates 22,598 14.0 -18.4
Majority 9,554 5.9 +3,043
Turnout 161,263 68.1 -0.1
BSP hold Swing n/a

13th Vidhan Sabha: 1996 General Elections.[15]

1996 General Elections: Behat
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Nirbhay Pal Sharma 47,578 29.5 -16.7
INC Saheb Singh 47,274 29.3 -
Independent Mohd. Feeroz Aftab 38,866 24.1 -
Remainder four candidates 27,710 17.2 +76.8
Majority 304 0.2 -98.4
Turnout 161,428 73.7 13.1
BJP hold Swing +2.77

12th Vidhan Sabha: 1993 General Elections.[14]

1993 General Elections: Behat
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Nirbhay Pal Sharma 57,146 40.0 +96.6
BJP Suresh 38,147 26.7 +22.9
Janata Dal Mohd. Hasan Shah 31,762 22.3 -13.0
Remainder eight candidates 15,675 11.0 +5.9
Majority 18,999 13.3 +316
Turnout 142,730 73.4 +29.1
INC hold Swing +13.7

11th Vidhan Sabha: 1991 General Elections.[13]

1991 General Elections: Behat
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Janata Dal Mohd. Hasan Shah 36,518 32.2 +253
BJP Suresh 31,051 28.1 -
INC Nirbhay Pal Sharma 29,073 26.3 -37.2
Remainder eleven candidates 14,797 13.4 +80.1
Majority 4,567 4.1 -5.9
Turnout 110,539 65.8 -4.4
Janata Dal hold Swing -12

10th Vidhan Sabha: 1989 General Elections.[12]

1989 General Elections: Behat
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Janata Dal Ram Sharan 51,113 44.2 -
INC Nirbhay Pal Sharma 46,262 40.0 -20.0
Independent Mohd. Hasan Shah 10,089 8.7 -
Remainder four candidates 8,214 7.1 +2.4
Majority 4,851 4.2 -82.4
Turnout 115,678 69.4 +14.4
Janata Dal hold Swing n/a

09th Vidhan Sabha: 1985 General Elections.[11]

1985 General Elections: Behat
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Nirbhay Pal Sharma 57,798 57.1 +240
Lok Dal Aftab Ahamad 30,273 29.9 -
Independent Raj Pal 5,047 5.0 -
Remainder thirteen candidates 8,019 7.9 -51.8
Majority 27,525 27.2 +22,838
Turnout 101,137 68.8 +59.9
INC hold Swing +30.2

08th Vidhan Sabha: 1980 General Elections.[10]

1980 General Elections: Behat
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JNP(S) Rulha Singh 17,133 27.1 -
INC Nirbhay Pal Sharma 17,013 26.9 -
Independent Mehmood Hasan Shah 12,487 19.7 -
Remainder eight candidates 16,626 26.3 +384.6
Majority 120 0.2 -97.2
Turnout 63,259 49.8 +8.6
JNP(S) hold Swing n/a

07th Vidhan Sabha: 1977 General Elections.[9]

1977 General Elections: Behat
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Janata Party Ajab Singh 26,251 45.0 -
INC Abdul Malik 21,980 37.7 -
Independent Mohd. Mahmood Ali Khan 6,610 11.3 -80.2
Remainder eight candidates 3,431 5.9 -66.4
Majority 4,271 7.3 -46.8
Turnout 58,272 52.2 -22.3
Janata Party hold Swing n/a

06th Vidhan Sabha: 1974 General Elections.[8]

1974 General Elections: Behat
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Mohd. Mahmood Ali Khan 33,442 44.6 +32.5
Rulha Singh (Bharatiya Kranti Dal) 25,441 33.9 +74.3
Inam M (Muslim League) 5,919 7.9 -
Remainder eight candidates 10,201 13.6 -0.02
Majority 8,031 10.7 -24.6
Turnout 74,973 71.4 25.4
INC hold Swing +2.2

05th Vidhan Sabha: 1969 General Elections.[7]

1969 General Elections: Behat
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Mohd. Mahmood Ali Khan 25,236 42.4 23.2
Rulha Singh (Bharatiya Kranti Dal) 14,579 24.4 -
CPI Rao Mukhtar Ali Khan 9,778 16.4 -
Remainder five candidates 10,203 17.1 -43.0
Majority 10,657 17.8 -13.3
Turnout 59,796 62.7 +11.3
INC hold Swing +4.3

04th Vidhan Sabha: 1967 General Elections.[6]

1967 General Elections: Behat
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Mohd. Mahmood Ali Khan 20,477 38.1 -
Independent R. M. Ali 8,180 15.2 -
R. Saran (Sanghata Socialist Party) 7,152 13.3 -
Remainder six candidates 17,912 33.3 -
Majority 12,297 22.9 +21.4
Turnout 53,721 61.8 +36.3
INC hold Swing -10.7

03rd Vidhan Sabha: 1962 General Elections.[5]

1962 General Elections: Behat
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Shakuntala Devi 19,224 48.8 -
Swatantra Party Gainda Ram 9,097 23.1 -
SP Om Prakash 6,030 15.3 -
BJS Mallahah 5,058 12.8 -
Majority 10,127 25.7 -
Turnout 39,409 50.1 -
INC hold Swing -

See also

Notes

  • ^ Behat Assembly constituency came into existence in 2008. Prior to 2008, this constituency was served / represented by Sarsawa (Assembly constituency) which now ceases to exist.

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