New Delhi: Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (Liberation) candidate Gopal Ravidas won the seat against JD(U) candidate Arun Manjhi with a margin of 1387 votes. The Phulwari Vidhan Sabha Constituency went to polls in the second phase of Bihar Assembly Election 2020 on November 3. It is one of the 243 Bihar Legislative Assembly Constituencies that comes under the Patna district. Also Read - All Eyes on Bihar Cabinet Formation: Sushil Modi Likely to Get a Post in Union Cabinet, Say Reports
Shyam Rajak won the seat in 2015 as a Janata Dal (United) candidate with a margin of 24.2% securing 94094 votes against Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) candidate Rajeshwar Manjhi. Also Read - Nitish Kumar to Stake Claim For Govt Formation in Bihar, High-level Meet at CMs Residence
In the 2015 state assembly election, Phulwari had 3,23,582 electors, out of which 1,74,889 were males and 1,48,679 females. The None of the Above (NOTA) option got 0.7% votes. Also Read - Bihar Assembly Polls Results: RJD and Congress Delegation Approach EC Alleging Election Fraud
This year, the Bihar Assembly Election was held in three phases beginning October 28. In the first phase, voting was done for 71 seats on October 28; the second phase for 94 seats on November 3; the third for 78 seats on November 7 and the results will be announced today.