Bhagalpur Vidhan Sabha seat lies in the district with the same name Bihar. The Bhagalpur constituency falls under the Bhagalpur Lok Sabha seat. Congress's Ajit Sharma won the seat in Bihar Assembly Elections 2020. Voting for Bhagalpur election took place in the second phase of Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 on November 3. Bihar election results were declared on November 10.
Voting for the Bihar Vidhan Sabha polls 2020 took place in three phases on October 28, November 3 and 7. The counting of votes for all phases took place on November 10. A total of 94 constituencies, including Bhagalpur, voted in the second phase on November 3.
Ajit Sharma of the Congress had won the 2015 Bihar polls on the Bhagalpur constituency, defeating Arjit Shashwat Choubey of the BJP. The candidates on the Bhagalpur seat for 2020 Bihar polls included Congress sitting MLA Ajit Sharma, Md Asif Ali of the NCP and Rajesh Verma of the LJP among others.
Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 were the first major polls in the country amid the COVID-19 outbreak. It is because of the pandemic that the polls had been brought down to three phases while voting timing had been increased by an hour. The NDA won the election with 125 seats.
|GAURAV TIWARI||Jai Maha Bharath Party||86|
|SAHENDRA PRASAD SAHU||Bahujan Mukti Party||813|
|AMIT ALOK||The Plurals Party||719|
|SUBODH MANDAL||National Tiger Party||680|
|AJIT SHARMA (Current MLA)||INC||65502|
|MD. ASIF ALI||NCP||498|
|BAJARANG BIHARI SHARMA||IND||339|
|BIJAY PRASAD SAH||IND||3292|
|VINAY YADAV||Bharatiya Jan Kranti Dal (Democratic)||273|
|DAYARAM MANDAL||Prabal Bharat Party||213|
|RAVI KUMAR SINGH||SOCIALIST UNITY CENTRE OF INDIA (COMMUNIST)||206|
|NEELU DEVI||Bhartiya Dalit Party||152|
|PASUNN LALAINT||Bhartiya Garibmazdoor Party,||142|
|SYED SHAH ALI SAJJAD ALAM||RLSP||NA|
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