Patna, November 12: Vijay Kumar of the RJD has won the Sheikhpura Vidhan Sabha Seat after defeating Randhir Kumar Soni who belongs to the JD(U). The constituency is situated in the Sheikhpura district of Bihar. The current MLA of the Sheikhpura Assembly constituency is Randhir Kumar Soni. Polling in Sheikhpura constituency was held on October 28 in the first phase of Bihar Assembly Elections 2020. The counting of votes was held on November 10 and the result were also declared on the same day. Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 Phase 1 Dates And Schedule: Voting on October 28, Results to be Declared on November 10.
The Bihar election is one of the biggest elections globally during the COVID-19 pandemic. Polling for Bihar assembly elections 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 Sheikhpura Assembly Election 2020 included Randhir Kumar Soni of the Janata Dal (United) Vijay Kumar of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Imam Ghazali of the Lok Jan Shakti Party among other things. In the 2015 Bihar elections, Randhir Kumar Soni of the JD(U) had won the polls by defeating HAM(S) candidate Naresh Saw.
The voting for the first phase was held on October 28 which covered 71 assembly constituencies, while the second-phase voting was held on November 3 which 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.
|AJAY KUMAR||Jan Adhikar Party (Loktantrik)||971|
|KRISHNA MURARI KUMAR||IND||769|
|DARO BIND||Jantantrik Lokhit Party||718|
|VIJAY KUMAR (Current MLA)||RJD||56365|
|RANDHIR KUMAR SONI||JD(U)||50249|
|DILIP KUMAR||Rashtriya Jan Jan Party||4900|
|RAJENDRA PRASAD GUPTA||IND||2233|
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