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Jatara (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Jatara Vidhan Sabha constituency is one of the 230 Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) constituencies of Madhya Pradesh state in central India. This constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled castes since 2008, following the delimitation of the legislative assembly constituencies.[1] It came into existence in 1951, as one of the 48 Vidhan Sabha constituencies of the erstwhile Vindhya Pradesh state.[2]



Jatara (constituency number 44) is one of the 5 Vidhan Sabha constituencies located in Tikamgarh district. This constituency covers the Jatara and Lidhorakhas nagar panchayats and parts of Jatara and Palera tehsils of the district.[3]

Jatara is part of Tikamgarh Lok Sabha constituency along with seven other Vidhan Sabha segments, namely, Tikamgarh, Prithvipur, Niwari and Khargapur in this district and Maharajpur, Chhatarpur and Bijawar in Chhatarpur district.[3]

Members of Legislative AssemblyEdit

As a constituency of Madhya BharatEdit

As a constituency of Madhya PradeshEdit


 INC    Independent    Janata Party    BJP  

Election Member [4] Party
1957 Kamta Prasad Khatik Indian National Congress
1962 Narendra Singh Dev Independent (politician)
1967 Narendra Singh Dev Indian National Congress
1977 Akhand Pratap Singh Yadav Janata Party
1980 Swami Prasad Pastor Independent (politician)
1985 Thakurdas Yadav Indian National Congress
1990 Surendra Pratap Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
1993 Akhand Pratap Singh Yadav Indian National Congress
1998 Sunil Nayak Bharatiya Janata Party
2003 Sunil Nayak Bharatiya Janata Party
2008 Harishankar Khatik Bharatiya Janata Party
2013 Dinesh Kumar Ahirwar Indian National Congress

Election ResultsEdit

2013 results [5]Edit

M. P. Legislative Assembly Election, 2013: Jatara
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Dinesh Kumar Ahirwar 51149 39.90
BJP Harishankar Khatik 50916 39.72
MD Santosh 15516 12.10
BSP Anil Ravi 3310 2.58 N/A
ABGP Dinesh Ahirwar 1289 1.01
SP Kewra Devi Khangar 1130 0.88 N/A
Independent Suresh 938 0.73
Independent Satish Ahirwar 934 0.73
Independent Duli Chandra Ahirwar 654 0.51
Independent Bhagchandra Ahirwar 611 0.48
NOTA None of the Above 1755 1.37
Turnout 128202 70.69
Swing to INC from BJP Swing

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "District/Assembly List". Chief Electoral Officer, Madhya Pradesh website. Archived from the original on 1 December 2015. Retrieved 18 February 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Statistical Report on General Election, 1951 to the Legislative Assembly of Vindhya Pradesh" (PDF). Election Commission of India website. p. 5.
  3. ^ a b "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. pp. 230, 250.
  4. ^ "(Madhya Pradesh) Assembly Constituency Elections". Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  5. ^ "State Election, 2013 to the Legislative Assembly of Madhya Pradesh - Detailed Results" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 22 May 2018.