Nautan, the constituency located in West Champaran district of Bihar, will be contested in the second phase of upcoming assembly elections scheduled on November 3. The vidhan sabha segment has shown a mixed pattern of results over the past two decades, with legislators of the Janata Dal (United), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). In this elections, the seat was won by BJP candidate Narayan Prasad. Bihar Election Results 2020: NDA Wins Another Term With 125 Seats.
In the second round of elections, when Nautan went to polls, 93 other constituencies were also contested. The results were declared on November 10, when the Election Commission of India has scheduled the counting of votes. In the 2015 polls, BJP candidate Narayan Prasad had succeeded in wresting the seat from the JD(U). Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 Phase 2 Dates And Schedule: Voting on November 3, Results to be Declared on November 10.
Schedule of Bihar Phase 2 Elections
|Last Date For Filing Nomination||October 16|
|Scrutiny of Nominations||October 17|
|Last date for Nomination Withdrawal||October 19|
|Voting Date||November 3|
|Result Date||November 10|
From the Mahagathbandhan, the Nautan seat was allotted to the Congress, which had last won the seat in 1985 assembly elections. The party fielded Sheikh Mohammad Kamran from the constituency. From the NDA camp, the BJP retained the seat, and issued the ticket to sitting MLA Narayan Prasad.
The electoral battle in Bihar was the first major poll contest after the outbreak of COVID-19. The pre-poll surveys, despite projecting an incumbency factor against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, largely predicted an edge for the ruling JD(U)-BJP-led coalition.
|MD. SHAHNAWAZ||Jan Sangharsh Dal,||952|
|RATAN KUMAR SARKAR||IND||827|
|NARAYAN PRASAD (Current MLA)||BJP||78657|
|PUNYADEO PRASAD||Jagrook Janta Party||592|
|SURENDRA CHOUDHARY||Janta Dal Rashtravadi||538|
|SHEIKH MOHAMMAD KAMRAN||INC||52761|
|VIKASH KUMAR PRASAD||IND||3967|
|SHUBHAM KUMAR DUBEY||IND||1824|
|JAY PRAKASH SINGH KUSHWAHA||The Plurals Party||1169|
|YADAVENDRA KUMAR||Jan Adhikar Party (Loktantrik)||1103|
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