Patna, October 18: The Gaya Town Vidhan Sabha seat in Bihar will go to polls in the first phase of the state assembly elections 2020. In Gaya Town assembly constituency, the electoral fight is between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress. Polling for the Gaya Town seat will be held on October 28, according to the schedule for the Bihar assembly elections 2020, announced by the Election Commission of India. Bodh Gaya Vidhan Sabha Seat in Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: Candidates, MLA, Schedule And Result Date.
In Gaya Town constituency, the BJP has renominated its incumbent MLA Prem Kumar. Akhauri Onkar Nath is the candidate of the Congress party. Prem Kumar will also receive support from the Janata Dal (United) and two other regional parties under the seat-sharing agreement between them. Similarly, Congress's Akhauri Onkar Nath is backed by the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Left parties. While the BJP is contesting 121 seats, the Congress is fighting on 70 seats. Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 Dates And Schedule: Voting in 3 Phases on October 28, November 3 and 7, Poll Results on Nov 10.
For the Gaya Town seat, the last date of filing nomination papers was October 8. Nominations were scrutinised on October 9. The last date for withdrawal was October 12. The elections for 243 assembly seats in Bihar will be held in three phases - for 71 seats on October 28, for 94 seats on November 3, and remaining 78 on November 7. The results will be announced on November 10.
According to the IANS-C Voter opinion poll, the ruling JD(U)-BJP combine or the NDA is likely to return to power in Bihar. The JDU-BJP alliance has also been projected as the winner by the Times Now survey.
|SHYAMLESH NARAYAN||Loktantrik Janshakti Party||868|
|MANOJ KUMAR TRIPATHI||Rashtriya Jan Jan Party||855|
|MD. PERWEZ MANSURI||Rashtriya Ulama Council||677|
|PREM KUMAR (Current MLA)||BJP||66932|
|AKHAURI ONKAR NATH||INC||55034|
|SANJIT KUMAR||Bhartiya Lokmat Rashtrwadi Party||441|
|PRAMENDRA KUMAR||Bhartiya Sablog Party||317|
|NIKIL KUMAR||Jan Adhikar Party (Loktantrik)||303|
|ABUL FARAHA @ MD. ABUL FARAH||Bahujan Lok Dal||300|
|GAUTAM KUMAR BABALU||Moolniwasi Samaj Party||247|
|DEEPAK ANAND||Rashtrawadi Janlok Party (Satya)||222|
|SUNIL KUMAR||Mazdoor Ekta Party||221|
|INDRA KUMAR||Hindu Samaj Party||191|
|ANJANI KUMAR VAIDYASEN||Bhartiya Lok Chetna Party||188|
|RAJ KISHOR SINGH||IND||176|
|ADITYA PRADHAN||Peoples Party of India (Democratic)||167|
|DEEPAK KUMAR||Rashtriya Samaj Paksha||159|
|MUKESH KUMAR SINHA||IND||127|
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