New Delhi: The counting of votes for Sheohar Assembly Constituency of Bihar took place on Tuesday. Notably, the Sheohar seat went to polls in the second phase of Bihar assembly elections i.e. on November 3.Also Read - Petrol, Diesel Prices Surge to Record-High Levels, Costs 33% More Than Aviation Fuel | Check City-Wise Rates
RJD candidate Chetan Anand won the seat by securing 40.19 per cent votes. Also Read - TMC MP Sushmita Dev's Convoy Vandalised in Tripura, Party Alleges BJP Behind Attack
In 2015 Vidhan Sabha elections, JD(U) candidate Sharfuddin won the assembly seat of Sheohar by securing 44576 votes as against Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) candidate Labhali Anand. This year, JD(U) ‘s Md. Sharfuddin fought against RJD’s Chetan Anand Singh and LJP’s Vijay Kumar Pandey. Sanjeev Kumar Gupta was in the fray on BSP’s ticket. Also Read - World's Largest Political Party...: Uddhav Thackeray Takes Dig at Former Ally
Sheohar Constituency Election Result UPDATES:
1) RJD’s Chetan Anand Singh has taken an early lead.
2) RJD’s Chetan Anand Singh maintains his lead, as per latest trends.
3) As per updates, RJD’s Chetan Anand Singh maintains lead on the seat
4) RJD’s Chetan Anand Singh finally wins the seat.
The election has been a tough one for the ruling NDA as their Chief Minister candidate Nitish Kumar is fighting anti-incumbency. All eyes are now glued on Bihar elections results and it remains to be seen if Nitish Kumar can retain the power or lose the throne to Mahagathbandhan (grand alliance), helmed by RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav.
The exit polls– conducted on November 7– have given a clear edge to Mahagathbandhan. They are predicted to get 128-180 seats, crossing the magic mark of 122. The ruling NDA is predicted to bag 69-99 seats. Chirag Paswan’s party LJP, which broke away from the NDA coalition in Bihar and decided to go solo, is projected to get 2-8 assembly seats.