Dehri Vidhan Sabha seat lies in the Rohtas district of Bihar. The Dehri Assembly constituency comes under the Karakat Parliamentary constituency of the state. It is an RJD seat since 2015 and was won by Phate Bahadur Singh of the RJD in Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 by just about 400 votes. Voting for Dehri Assembly election took place in the first phase of Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 on October 28. The counting of votes took place on November 10.
Bihar Assembly polls was held in three phases, the voting for which took place on October 8, November 3 and November 7. In the first phase, 71 constituencies including Dehri went to polls on October 28. Bihar Assembly Election Results was declared on November 10 for all phases.
The earlier MLA on the Dehri Assembly seat was Mohammad Illiyas Hussain of the RJD, who had defeated Jitendra Kumar of the RSLP in the 2015 Bihar polls. The candidates for the 2020 election on Dehri seat included RJD's Phate Bahadur Singh, BJP's Satyanarayan Singh and BSP's Sona Devi among others.
The Bihar Assembly Election 2020 was being seen as a two-way fight between the JDU-led NDA and the RJD-led Mahagathbandhan till the Chirag Paswan-led LJP announced that it would go alone this election. However, in the end, Asaduddin Owaisi's AIMIM emerged as a bigger winner than LJP.
|PRADEEP KUMAR JOSHI||Rashtra Sewa Dal||9070|
|PHATE BAHADUR SINGH (Current MLA)||RJD||64567|
|SAMEER KUMAR||Jan Adhikar Party (Loktantrik)||633|
|GOPAL KRISHNA RAI||IND||472|
|OM PRAKASH SINGH||IND||458|
|UMA SHANKAR TIWARI||IND||428|
|RAJIV RANJAN KUMAR||IND||3706|
|RANJEET KUMAR PATEL||Prabal Bharat Party||269|
|RAMENDRA KUMAR||Jawan Kisan Morcha||245|
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