Kurtha Vidhan Sabha seat lies in the Arwal district of Bihar. The Kurtha Assembly constituency falls under the Jehanabad Lok Sabha seat. The Kurtha constituency had been a JD(U) stronghold since 2005. However, RJD's Bagi Kumar Verma won the seat in Bihar Assembly Elections 2020. Voting for the Kurtha 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.
Voting for Bihar Assembly Election 2020 took place in three phases between October 28 and November 7. Voting for Phase 1 took place in 71 seats of Bihar, including Kurtha, on October 28. Bihar Assembly Election Results 2020 were declared on November 10.
JDU's Satyadeo Singh was the earlier MLA on the Kurtha Vidhan Sabha constituency. The two-time MLA had defeated Ashok Kumar Verma of the RLSP in the 2015 Bihar election. Singh was the JD(U) candidate for the Bihar Assembly Election 2020 from the Kurtha seat, contesting against Bagi Kumar Verma of the RJD and Pappu Kumar Verma of the RLSP among others.
Bihar Legislative Assembly elections 2020 are the first major polls this year amid COVID-19. The number of phases had been brought down due to the spread of the Pandemic in the country. Bihar had also been hit by floods earlier this year.
|BAGI KUMAR VERMA (Current MLA)||RJD||54227|
|RUPESH KUMAR||SOCIALIST UNITY CENTRE OF INDIA (COMMUNIST)||478|
|SUNIL KUMAR||Peoples Party of India (Democratic)||477|
|ALOK KUMAR||Jagrook Janta Party||434|
|SANTOSH KUMAR SINGH||IND||2802|
|JAMALUDIN ANSARI||Jan Adhikar Party (Loktantrik)||2079|
|SUCHITRA SINHA||Bhartiya Sablog Party||1574|
|MD ABDULLAH JAMAL MALIK||IND||1499|
|RAJENDRA YADAV||Loktantrik Janta Dal||1392|
|SUBHASH SAW||Rashtriya Samajhit Dal||1082|
|PAPPU KUMAR VERMA||RLSP||NA|
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