A voter being screened before being allowed to vote, outside a polling station during Bihar assembly elections.(ANI file)
A voter being screened before being allowed to vote, outside a polling station during Bihar assembly elections.(ANI file)

Bihar Election 2020: Results for Sherghati, Barachatti, Bodh Gaya, Gaya Town, Belaganj, Wazirganj seats

Bihar Assembly Election 2020 results: Get round-wise updates on vote counting, latest trends, trailing, leading candidates for Sherghati, Barachatti, Bodh Gaya, Gaya Town, Belaganj, Wazirganj seats under Gaya Lok Sabha constituency.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilesh Mathur
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 02:54 PM IST

The counting of votes for the 243-member Bihar assembly elections took place at 55 centres in 38 districts across the state. The voting for the six assembly seats of Sherghati, Barachatti, Bodh Gaya, Gaya Town, Belaganj, Wazirganj under Gaya Lok Sabha constituency took place on October 28.

Bihar Assembly Election Result 2020

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Follow the updates given below to know the latest position of parties in the six assembly seats of Sherghati, Barachatti, Bodh Gaya, Gaya Town, Belaganj and Wazirganj:

Sherghati assembly election 2020 result updates: Manju Agrawal of RJD is the winner. Vinod Prasad Yadav of JD-U was the winner on this seat in 2015.

Barachatti assembly election 2020 result updates: Jyoti Devi of HAM is the winner. Samata Devi of RJD was the winner in 2015 Bihar assembly polls.

Bodh Gaya assembly election 2020 result updates: Kumar Sarvjeet of RJD is the winner. Kumar Sarvjeet of RJD was winner in 2015 Bihar assembly polls.

Gaya Town assembly election 2020 result updates: Prem Kumar of BJP is the winner. Prem Kumar of BJP was the winner of 2015 Bihar assembly polls.

Belaganj assembly election 2020 result updates: Surendra Prasad Yadav of RJD is the winner. Surendra Prasad Yadav of RJD was winner in 2015.

Wazirganj assembly election 2020 result updates: Birendra Singh of BJP is the winner. Awadhesh Kumar Singh of INC had won in 2015.

What happened in 2015 Bihar assembly election for these seats:

Sherghati

In 2015, the Sherghati assembly seat had 2,47,117 registered voters. Of the, 1,28,954 were male and 1,18,149 were female voters. 2.6% of votes were casted for NOTA. In the 2015 Bihar Legislative Assembly Election, it was a close contest with Janata Dal (United)’s Vinod Prasad Yadav winning the election upstaging independent candidate Mukesh Kumar Yadav by a margin of just 4,834 votes from this seat.

Barachatti

In 2015, the Barachatti (SC) assembly seat had 2,77,202 registered voters. Of the, 1,43,472 were male and 1,33,710 were female voters. 2.6% of votes were casted for NOTA. In the 2015 Bihar Legislative Assembly Election, Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Samta Devi won the election from this seat upstaging Lok Jan Shakti Party’s Sudha Devi by a margin of 19,126 votes.

Bodh Gaya

In 2015, the Bodh Gaya (SC) assembly seat had 2,88,530 registered voters out of which, 1,50,030 were male and 1,38,498 were female voters. 2.0% of votes were casted for NOTA. In the 2015 Bihar Legislative Assembly Election, Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Kumar Sarvjeet won the election from this seat upstaging Bharatiya Janta Party’s Shyamdeo Paswan by a margin of 30,473 votes.

Gaya

In 2015, the Gaya Town assembly seat had 2,47,357 registered voters out of which 1,30,515 were male and 1,16,821 were female voters. 0.3% of votes were casted for NOTA. In the 2015 Bihar Legislative Assembly Election, Bharatiya Janta Party’s Prem Kumar won the election upstaging Indian National Congress’s Priya Ranjan by a margin of 22,789 votes.

Belaganj

Belaganj assembly constituency had 2,49,087 electors in 2015, out of which 1,31,719 were males and 1,17,360 females. The None of the Above (NOTA) option got 1.7% votes. In the 2015 Bihar Legislative Assembly Election, It was a one way contest for this seat with Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Surendra Prasad Yadav comfortably winning the election defeating Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular)’s Sharim Ali by a huge margin of 30,341 votes.

Wazirganj

Wazirganj assembly constituency had 2,78,353 electors in 2015, out of which 1,46,077 were males and 1,32,267 females. The None of the Above (NOTA) option got 2.1% votes. In the 2015 Bihar Legislative Assembly Election, Indian National Congress’s Awadhesh Kumar Singh won the election by defeating Bharatiya Janta Party’s Birendra Singh by a margin of 12,759 votes.

The three-phase Bihar election was conducted on October 28, November 3 and November 7. This was the first election to be conducted amid the Covid-19 pandemic in the country. Elaborate arrangements were made for the counting of votes. The Election Commission had set up 55 counting centres in the 38 districts of the state and three-layer security had been provided for these centres. Bihar recorded 57.05% turnout in the assembly elections this year, which is marginally higher than that of 2015. The voter turnout in the 2015 polls was 56.66%.

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