Patna, October 18: The Aurangabad Vidhan Sabha seat went to polls in the first phase of the Bihar assembly elections 2020. In Aurangabad assembly constituency, the incumbent Congress MLA Anand Shankar Singh has been elected again. He faced a challenge from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) nominee Ramadhar Singh. The Bihar assembly elections results were announced today. Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: RJD, Congress, Left Declare Candidates on 243 Seats; Check Full List of Names Here.

As per the Election Commission's schedule, the last date of filing nomination papers for seats going to polls in the first phase was October 8. Nominations were scrutinised on October 9. The last date for withdrawal was October 12. Here it may be noted that the Congress formed an alliance with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Left parties. Similarly, the BJP, the Janata Dal (United) and two regional parties contested polls together. Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 Dates And Schedule: Voting in 3 Phases on October 28, November 3 and 7, Poll Results on Nov 10.

Of the 243 seats in Bihar, the RJD contested 121 and its ally Congress fielded candidates in 70 constituencies, leaving 29 seats for Left parties. Of the 243 seats in Bihar, the BJP fought on 121 and its ally JD(U) was allotted 122 seats. Bihar went to polls in three phases: October 28, November 3 and November 7 for its 243 assembly seats.

MLA CandidatesPartyVotes
ASHISH KUMAR SONIRashtra Sewa Dal857
SURESH PRASADBahujan Mukti Party2366
CHANDESH PD GUPTAJan Adhikar Party (Loktantrik)2254
ARCHANA DEVIPragatisheel Magahi Samaj1614
MAHESHWAR PASWANAkhil Hind Forward Bloc (Krantikari)1232

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