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Riga Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Election Results 2020

About Riga Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency

Riga is one of the 243 legislative assembly constituencies of Bihar. Riga assembly segment is in Sitamarhi district of the state. The constituency came into existence in 2008 after the implementation of the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India. As per the orders of the commission, Riga covers Suppi, Bairgania and Riga community development blocks. The Riga assembly segment is a part of Sheohar Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituency of Bihar.

Riga is home to one of the largest electorates in the state with a total of 2,67,543 eligible voters. 1,42,246 men and 1,25,281 women of the constituency have the right to vote and contribute in electing their representatives. BJP's Motilal Prasad is the sitting MLA of the constituency. In the first ever elections held in the constituency in 2010, Motilal Prasad defeated Amit Kumar of INC with a big margin of 22,327 votes. Prasad won 48,633 votes as compared to 26,306 votes of Amit Kumar.

Sitting and previous MLAs from Riga Assembly Constituency

Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Riga assembly elections conducted so far.

YearA C No.Constituency NameCategoryWinnerGenderPartyVotesRunner UpGenderPartyVotes
202023RigaGENMotilal PrasadMBJP95226Amit KumarMINC62731
201523RigaGENAmit KumarMINC79217Moti Lal PrasadMBJP56361
201023RigaGENMotilal PrasadMBJP48633Amit KumarMINC26306

Last Updated on Aug 14, 2021
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