Bihar Election 2020: Result updates for Gaighat, Sakra, Aurai, Bochahan, Kurhani, and Muzaffarpur
The recently conducted polling exercise in Bihar assembly culminated on Tuesday with the counting of votes being held in all the 243 seats, marking the return of Nitish Kumar led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to rule the state for the next five years.
Six assembly seats under Muzaffarpur Lok Sabha constituency- Gaighat, Sakra, Aurai, Bochahan, Muzaffarpur and Kurhani - voted under the third phase on November 7 and had witnessed the Rashtriya Janata Dal’s(RJD) firm stronghold over the constituency in the last few years.
Here is a look at the performance of all the parties in these five seats in Bihar Assembly Election 2020:
Gaighat assembly election 2020 result updates: RJD’s Niranjan Roy won Gaighat by 7566 votes.The seat was previously held by the JD(U)’s Maheshwar Prasad Yadav.
Sakra assembly election 2020 result updates: JD(U)’s Ashok Kumar Chodhary won by 1537 votes .
A stronghold of no political party in particular, Sakra has a sitting RJD MLA Lal Babu Ram and will pick from regional players in this round of assembly elections.
Aurai assembly election 2020 result updates: Ram Surat Kumar from BJP won Aurai by a margin of 47866 votes.
BJP won Aurai, which went to polls on November 7, wrestling it away from incumbent ex-RJD face Surendra Kumar, who is already representing the constituency. This time he is fighting as an Independent candidate after the RJD let CPI(M) field Md Aftab from the seat.
Bochahan assembly election 2020 result updates: Another seat which went to polls in the final phase, Musafir Paswan of VIP won by 11268 votes.
Kurhani assembly election 2020 result updates: Anil Kumar Sahni of RJD won by a narrow margin of 712 votes.
Kurhani, which has 19 political candidates in the fray, was slated to choose between the BJP’s Kedar Prasad Gupta and the RJD candidate Anil Kumar Sahni.
Muzaffarpur assembly election 2020 result updates: INC’s Bijendra Chaudhary won by a margin of 6326 votes.
Muzaffarpur voted for Bihar Assembly Election 2020 on November 7. In the 2015 Bihar Legislative Assembly Election, Muzaffarpur constituency had 20 candidates in the fray, and was one of 53 seats won by the Janata Dal (United).
The Bihar assembly elections were held in three phases for 243 seats -- the first phase for 71 seats was held on October 28, the second phase for 94 seats on November 3, and the third phase for the remaining 78 seats on November 7. Out of all 3,722 candidates analysed, 349 are from national parties, 470 from state parties, 1,607 from registered unrecognised parties, and 1,296 candidates are contesting independently.