New Delhi: The counting of votes for Nabinagar constituency in Bihar’s Aurangabad district that went to polls on October 28, began at 8 am today. RJD candidate Vjay Kumar Singh alias Dabloo Singh emerged victorious, defeating JD(U)’s last time winner Virendra Kumar Singh Also Read - Rajya Sabha Seat Left Vacant After Ram Vilas Paswan's Death May Not go to LJP Again - This is Why
In the 2015 Bihar assembly polls, Virendra Kumar Singh of the JD(U) won the seat by defeating Gopal Narayan Singh of the BJP by a margin of 5,261 votes. Also Read - Bihar Encounter: 3 Maoists Killed in Gunfight With Security Forces in Gaya
A total of 14 candidates have contested for this seat in the 2020 elections, and the voter turnout was at 57.84%. Also Read - Facing Corruption Probe, Bihar's New Education Minister Mewalal Choudhary Resigns Days After Taking Oath
While the ruling NDA is making a bid to return to power under CM Nitish Kumar, the exit polls have predicted victory for the five-party Grand Alliance led by the RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav.