Patna, November 15: Arun Shankar Prasad of the BJP has won from the Khajauli Vidhan Sabha Seat after defeating RJD candidate Sitaram Yadav. The constituency is situated in the Madhubani district of Bihar. The voting in this constituency was held on November 7 in the third phase of Bihar Assembly Elections 2020. The current MLA of Khajauli constituency is Sitaram Yadav, who belongs to the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) party. The counting of votes was held on November 10 and the result were also declared on the same day. Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 Phase 3 Dates And Schedule: Voting on November 7, Results on November 10.
While announcing the poll schedule for the 243-member Bihar assembly, the Election Commission said that the polling for Bihar assembly elections will be held in three phases on October 28, November 3 and November 7, followed by counting of votes on November 10. Elections in Bihar this year is one of the biggest elections globally during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 Third Phase Complete Schedule
|Last Date For Filing Nomination||October 20|
|Scrutiny of Nominations||October 21|
|Last date for Nomination Withdrawal||October 23|
|Voting Date||November 7|
|Result Date||November 10|
The main candidates for Khajauli Assembly Election 2020 included the current MLA Sitaram Yadav, who belongs to RJD, Arun Shankar Prasad of BJP, Dinesh Prasad Singh of Janshakti Vikas Party (Democratic) party among other candidates. In the 2015 Bihar polls, RJD candidate Sitaram Yadav had won from the Khajauli Vidhan Sabha seat after defeating BJP candidate Arun Shankar Prasad.
In the outgoing Bihar assembly, the RJD has 80 members while the JD (U) has 69. The BJP has 54 seats, Congress has 25, while the remaining seats in the 243-member assembly are held by other parties. The voting for the first phase was held on October 28 which covered 71 assembly constituencies, 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).
|AMBIKA PD SINGH||IND||8355|
|ARUN SHANKAR PRASAD (Current MLA)||BJP||83161|
|BABLU GUPTA||Republican Party of India (Athawale)||773|
|RITESH KUMAR MANDAL||Prabal Bharat Party||759|
|DINESH PRASAD SINGH||Janshakti Vikas Party (Democratic)||682|
|RAJDEV DAS||Bhartiya Sablog Party||672|
|CHANDRAKETU NARAYAN YADAV||Janta Dal Rashtravadi||661|
|RAM KUMAR RAM||Bahujan Mukti Party||593|
|PURUSHOTTAM PRASAD GUPTA||IND||383|
|VIRENDRA KUMAR YADAV||Samajwadi Janata Dal Democratic||2782|
|AMIT KUMAR MAHTO||IND||2174|
|RAM SUFAL YADAV||Jan Mithila Vikas Party||1491|
|BRAJ KISHOR YADAV||Jan Adhikar Party (Loktantrik)||13589|
|SYED HASSANUL HAQUE||Aazad Samaj Party (Kanshi Ram)||1298|
|NARESH KUMAR SINGH||IND||1188|
|HARI BHUSHAN KUMAR||Log Jan Party - Secular,||1012|
|KUMAR CHAITANY||The Plurals Party||1004|
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