Bihar Election 2020: Vote counting updates for Nautan, Chanpatia, Bettiah, Raxaul, Sugauli, Narkatiya seats
The counting for 243 Assembly seats in Bihar began at 8 am on Tuesday. The counting is taking place at 55 centres across 38 districts. Nautan, Chanpatia, Bettiah, Raxaul, Sugauli, Narkatiya seats under Paschim Champaran Lok Sabha constituency. BJP has been the winner in most of the seat previosuly. In 2015, BJP’s Narayan Prasad won the Nautan seat, Prakash Rai won in Chanpatia, Ajay Kumar Singh won Raxaul and Ramchandra Sahni won Sugauli. Madan Mohan Tiwari of INC secured the Bettiah seat, while Shamim Ahmad of RJD won in Narkatiya.
The performance of all the parties in these six seats in Bihar Assembly Election 2020 is currently like this:
Narkatiya assembly election 2020 result updates: Previously elected RJD’s Shamim Ahmad lead the race and won with 85562 votes. Meanwhile, JDU’s Shyam Bihari Prasad got 57771 votes.
Chanpatia assembly election 2020 result updates: Umakant Singh of BJP has won with 83828 votes with INC’s Abhishek Ranjan runner-up having 70359 votes.
Raxaul assembly election 2020 result updates: Following the early trends Pramod Kumar Sinha of BJP won with 80979 votes and INC’s Rambabu Prashad Yadav with 44056 votes had overtaken independent Suresh Kumar who had been second in the race earlier .
Sugauli assembly election 2020 result updates: Er. Shashi Bhushan Singh of RJD won with 65267 votes, closely followed by Ramchandra Sahni of Vikassheel Insaan Party with 61820 votes.
Bettiah assembly election 2020 result updates: Renu Devi from BJP has won with 84239 votes and Madan Mohan Tiwari from INC followed up with 65864 votes.
Nautan assembly election 2020 result updates: Narayan Prasad from BJP has won with 78657 votes and Sheikh Mohammad Kamran of INC followed with 52761 votes.
The counting of votes in the 2020 Bihar assembly election was held on Tuesday (November 10). A total of 3,733 candidates, including 371 women, were in the fray in the three-phase elections, according to the data released by the Election Commission. Votes for the assembly elections in Bihar were cast in three phases - first on October 28, second on November 3 and the last one on November 7.
The exit polls have given the grand alliance led by the RJD a slight edge over the BJP-JD(U) coalition. These exit polls were released shortly after the third and final round of counting on November 7.
Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic Bihar witnessed a great voter turnout in all the three phases. For safety of all the Election Commission of India had laid down several norms and guidelines including the provision of essential facilities like sanitization of polling booths, offering gloves and masks to all the visitors and taking care of social distancing in all polling booths at all times. Covid-19 infected patients were also given a chance to take part in the democratic process through postal ballots.
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