Patna, November 11: Ajay Kumar Singh of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won from the Jamalpur Vidhan Sabha Seat. Singh has won the Jamalpur seat by defeating JD(U) candidate Shailesh Kumar. The current MLA of the Jamalpur Assembly constituency is Shailesh Kumar of the Janata Dal (United). The voting in the Jamalpur elections was held on October 28 in the first phase of Bihar Assembly Elections 2020. The counting of votes and results was announced on November 10.
The Bihar election is one of the biggest elections globally during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 243-member Bihar assembly polls was held in three phases on October 28, November 3 and November 7, followed by counting of votes on November 10.
Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 First Phase Complete Schedule
|Last Date For Filing Nomination||October 8|
|Scrutiny of Nominations||October 9|
|Last date for Nomination Withdrawal||October 12|
|Voting Date||October 28|
|Result Date||November 10|
The main candidates for the Jamalpur Assembly Election 2020 included Shailesh Kumar of the Janata Dal (United), Ajay Kumar Singh of the Congress party, Subodh Tanti of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) among others. In the 2015 Bihar elections, Shailesh Kumar of the Janata Dal (United) had won the polls by defeating LJP candidate Himanshu Kunvar. Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 Phase 1 Dates And Schedule: Voting on October 28, Results to be Declared on November 10.
The voting for the first phase was held on October 28 which covered 71 assembly constituencies, while the second-phase voting on November 3 covered 94 seats. The third phase of voting on November 7 covered 78 assembly seats. In Bihar, the ruling NDA faced a challenge from the RJD-Congress alliance (JDU+BJP) and the Mahagathbandhan (RJD+Congress+Left).
|RAJ KUMAR RAY||IND||907|
|MANGAL KUMAR||Janata Party||671|
|PANCHANAND SINGH||Jantantrik Lokhit Party||613|
|AJAY KUMAR SINGH (Current MLA)||INC||57196|
|RINKU PASWAN||Bharatiya Jan Kranti Dal (Democratic)||521|
|MAHESH YADAV||Jan Adhikar Party (Loktantrik)||1840|
|KAMESHWAR RAM||SOCIALIST UNITY CENTRE OF INDIA (COMMUNIST)||1477|
|DEEPAK KUMAR RAUT||IND||1452|
|GOPAL KUMAR TANTI||IND||1154|
|INDRA DEO DAS||NCP||1025|
|DURGESH KUMAR SINGH||LJP||NA|
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