New Delhi | Jagran Politics Desk: Three-time MLA Nitin Nabin has taken an unassailable lead of over 37,000 votes against former Union minister and Bollywood veteran Shatrughan Sinha’s actor-son Luv Sinha and Pushpam Priya from the Plurals Party are trailing from the seat. 

Here are the highlights from Bankipur Constituency Election Results 2020:

01:04 am: BJP's Nitin Nabin has taken an unassailable lead of over 37,000 votes against Congress' Luv Sinha.

16:55 pm: Nitin Nabeen leading the seat by 12,791 votes. 

14:10 pm: One has to be careful & watch! I’m offering no comments at the moment. Forwarding as received for your perusal, action, response, information & broadcasting. Jai Bihar! Jai Hind!” Shatrughan Sinha said in the tweet accompanying the video.

14:09 pm: If the NDA can’t win by honest means, then they have no shame in doing whatever it takes to form the government. An old strategy that has become their only strategy: Luv Sinha

11:40 am: Luv Sinha trails BJP's Nitin Nabin by 1,200 votes in Bankipur seat. Plurals Party chief Pushpam Priya Choudhary bags only 121 of 3,860 votes counted so far.

11:17 am: Three-time MLA Nitin Nabin leading from Bankipur seat. Congress candidate Luv Singh, who is the son of Shatrughan Sinha and newly Plurals Party chief Pushpam Priya are trailing behind.

09:50 am: Pushpam Priya from the Plurals Party, is trailing from Bankipur constituency. 

09:15 am: Congress's Luv Sinha is trailing in Bankipur. Luv, the son of Shatrughan Sinha, is making his electoral debut on Congress ticket against Nitin Nabin.

08:33 am: Luv Sinha is ahead of Nitin Naveen and Pushpam Priya, as per the early trends. 

08:05 am: Counting of votes underway to decide an interesting battle between debutant Luv Sinha and three-time MLA Nitin Naveen. 

07:55 am: The counting of votes will begin at 8 am and the early trends are expected to trickle down by 9 am.

07:30 am: Bankipur has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 0.39%. The estimated literacy level of the district in which this constituency falls in is 70.68%. 

06:30 am: Patna Sahib has been a BJP stronghold for over three decades now. Luv’s father Shatrughan Sinha had contested the parliamentary polls from Patna Sahib last year on the Congress ticket after being denied the ticket by the BJP, but was defeated by Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

06:25 am: In the 2015 Bihar Assembly election, the Bankipur constituency was won by Nitin Naveen of BJP, and Kumar Ashish of the Congress was the runner-up. Nitin Naveen polled 60.19 percent votes, while Kumar Ashish polled 32.6 percent votes in the 2015 Bihar elections.

06:20 am: Polling in Bihar was held in three phases on October 28, November 3 and November 7 respectively and the votes for all 243 constituencies are being counted today.

Posted By: Abhinav Gupta