New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: Muzaffarpur Assembly Election Results 2020 LIVE: Congress candidate Bijendra Chaudhary defeated his BJP rival, Suresh Kumar Sharma, by a margin of over 6000 votes. Chaudhary went ahead in the initial trends and continued his lead through out the counting. In 2015, BJP and JDU were opponents in Muzaffarpur and the saffron party had defeated its then-rival by a margin of over 17 per cent votes. This year, BJP and JDU are fighting the Bihar Assembly elections together and Muzaffarpur went to BJP's quota. Muzaffarpur went to polls on November 7 during the third and final phase of Bihar Assembly elections and results will be declared on November 10, 2020. BJP's sitting MLA Suresh Kumar Sharma is up against Congress party's Bijendar Chaudhary.

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Muzaffarpur Assembly Election Results 2020

10:00 pm: Congress party's Bijendra Chaudhary has won Muzaffarpur constituency. He defeated his nearest BJP rival by a margin of over 6,000 votes.

08:00 pm: Congress candidate Bijendra Chaudhary is leading BJP's Suresh Kumar Sharma by a margin of 6468 votes.

07:50 pm: "Pakka. 200%," says RJD leader Manoj Jha when asked by reporters if they (Mahagathbandhan) are forming the government in Bihar. As per the latest ECI trends, Mahagathbandhan is leading on 115 seats (RJD 76, Congress 20, Left 18).

07:30 pm: Election Commission Latest Trend - RJD-Congress grand alliance: 115; NDA- 122

06:45 pm: 2.7 crore out of the 4.11 crore votes polled in Bihar counted till 5.30 pm: DEC Chandra Bhushan Kumar

06:30 pm: As far as Bihar is concerned, on the whole 7737 scheduled rounds were there, of which 4858 have been completed. 119 constituencies have done more than half of the work which was there for counting: Deputy Election Commissioner, Ashish Kundra

06:15 pm: Bihar is going to get its own government and nobody can stop it. I request chief minister whose exit is confirmed, to stop calling returning officers to slow down the counting of votes. He can only delay his defeat: Manoj Jha, Rashtriya Janata Dal MP

05:55 pm: Election Commission Latest Trends: NDA - 121, MGB - 111, Others - 09 

05:02 pm: BJP's tact of using Asaduddin Owaisi's party in the Bihar elections has succeeded to an extent. All secular parties should be alert about vote cutter Owaisi Sahab: Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

04:50 pm: Congress candidate Bijendra Chaudhary maintains a narrow lead over 3007 votes over BJP's Suresh Kumar Sharma.

03:05 pm: Election Commission trends for all 243 seats at 3 pm: NDA leading on 128 seats - BJP 73, JDU 49, VIP 5, HAM 1; Mahagathbandhan ahead on 105 seats - RJD 67, Congress 20, Left 18; BSP leading on two, AIMIM on two, LJP on two & independents on four. 

02:30 pm: Bijendra Chaudhary continues to lead his BJP opponent Suresh Kumar Sharma by a margin of 3126 votes.

02:20 pm: Patna: Members of BJP Mahila Morcha play dholak, celebrate with 'gulal' as latest trends show NDA leading over Mahagathbandhan in Bihar election results.

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02:10 pm: We will see you in a few hours and will prove that we did what we had said: Manoj Jha, RJD MP. The RJD-led Mahagathbandhan is ahead on 103 seats, behind NDA which is leading on over 125 seats.

02:00 pm: It has been clarified time & again that EVMs are robust & tamper-proof. Supreme Court upheld integrity of EVMs more than once. EC had also offered EVM challenge in 2017. Integrity of EVMs is without any doubt & merits no further clarification: Dy Election Commissioner Sudeep Jain

1:50 pm: EVMs should go even if Congress wins. If one can control satellite on Moon & Mars from ground,then what is EVM in front of them? During recent Haryana polls, few boys were caught hacking EVMs through bluetooth. I'm saying it for all polls, not just Bihar: Congress leader Udit Raj

1:40 pm: Needless to say that there has been an absolutely glitch-free counting process so far. Slightly more than 1 crore votes have been counted in Bihar which means that there is significant ground to be covered yet: Election Commission of India (ECI)

01:30 pm: Election Commission of India addresses a press conference amid counting of votes in Bihar.

 


01:20 pm: Around 4.10 crore votes were cast, 92 lakh votes counted so far. Earlier there used to be 25-26 rounds of counting, this time it went up to around 35 rounds. So the counting will continue till late evening: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Bihar, HR Srinivas

12:50 am: Bijendra Singh Chaudhary now leading with 2401 votes against his BJP rival Suresh Kumar Sharma.

12:25 pm: Election Commission trends for all 243 seats: NDA leading on 127 seats - BJP 73, JDU 47, Vikassheel Insaan Party 7; Mahagathbandhan ahead on 100 seats - RJD 61, Congress 20, Left 19; BSP leading on one, AIMIM on three, LJP on five & independents on seven 

12:05 am: Birendra Chaudhary of the Congress is now leading by 1352 votes over his BJP rival Suresh Kumar Sharma.

11:50 am: Election Commission press conference to take place at 1.30 pm. Deputy Election Commissioners Sudeep Jain, Chandrabhushan Kumar, and Ashish Kundra to brief the media.

11:30 am: EC trends for 230 of 243 seats: NDA leading on 119 seats - BJP 61, JDU 51, Vikassheel Insaan Party 6, HAM-1; Mahagathbandhan ahead on 100 seats - RJD 62, Congress 20, Left 18; BSP and AIMIM have a lead on one seat each, LJP on five & independents on four

11:15 am: Congress leader Bijendra Chaudhary now leading his BJP rival Suresh Kumar Sharma by 499 votes.

11:00 am: Latest EC trends for 223 of 243 seats: NDA leading on 117 seats - BJP 63, JDU 48, Vikassheel Insaan Party 5, HAM-1; Mahagathbandhan ahead on 95 seats - RJD 61, Congress 19, Left 15; BSP and AIMIM have a lead on one seat each, LJP on four & independents on five.

10:55 am: Congress leader Bijendra Chaudhary has taken a lead of 495 votes over his BJP rival Suresh Kumar Sharma.

10:50 am: BJP-JDU alliance has taken big lead in Bihar. According to the latest EC trends for 200 of 243 seats, NDA is leading on 102 seats (BJP 54, JDU-42, Vikassheel Insaan Party-5, HAM-1); Mahagathbandhan ahead on 88 seats (RJD 57, Congress 17, Left 14); BSP leading on one seat, LJP on 4, while AIMIM is ahead on 2 & independents on 3.

10:25 am: EC trends for 161 of 243 seats: NDA leading on 81 seats - BJP 42, JDU 34, Vikassheel Insaan Party 5; Mahagathbandhan ahead on 75 seats - RJD 51, Congress 13, Left 11; BSP has a lead on one seat, LJP on two, while AIMIM and an independent ahead on one each.

09:40 am: As per the latest trends, the RJD-Congress combine has lost the early lead it got in the initial trends. Meanwhile, the BJP has managed to take its tally close to RJD's.

 

09:30 am: Latest Trends: NDA - 109, MGB - 125, Others - 05

 

09:15 am: 'Bolo dil se, Nitish phir se,' tweets HAM's Jitan Ram Manjhi amid counting in Bihar.

08:40 am: Latest Early Trends: NDA - 52, MGB - 76

08:29 am: Early trends suggest NDA leading on 28 seats, Mahagathbandhan leading on 52 seats.

08:20 am: Postal votes are being counted first. RJD, Congress ahead of BJP, JDU in initial trends.

08:00 am: Counting of votes begins. Early trends will be out soon.

07:30 am: You can also follow Patna Sahib Assembly elections results 2020 here and Begusarai Assembly elections results 2020 here.

07:10 am: What did Bihar exit polls predict? If the predictions of the post-poll survey hold true, Tejashwi Yadav is all set to oust Nitish Kumar. Most exit polls have predicted a win for the Congress-RJD-led grand alliance. At least two of them - Today's Chanakya and India My Axis have predicted a landslide for Tejashwi Yadav. However, we have seen exit polls failing to project the real picture, which will be out soon as counting begins at 8 am.


06:45 am: Hello and welcome to our live blog on Muzaffarpur Assembly Election Results 2020. The counting of votes will begin at 8:00 am. Stay with us as we bring you the fastest and most accurate results.

In 2015 Bihar Assembly elections, Muzaffarpur was one of the 36 seats to have VVPAT enabled electronic voting machines. Sharma had defeated JDU leader Bijendra Chaudhury by a margin of 29,739 votes. He polled a total of 95,594 votes against Chaudhary's 65,855 votes. This year, Bijendra Chaudhary is contesting on the Congress party's ticket and will hope for a better outing.

In 2010, Sharma had trounced the Lok Janshakti Party candidate Md Jamal by a massive margin of 46,439 votes. Until 1995, Muzaffarpur used to be Congress party's stronghold seat and later became the bastion of Lalu Yadav's RJD. However, for the last two elections, the seat is being represented by the Bharatiya Janata Party.

The voting in the Bihar Assembly elections was held in three phases. The first and second phases of voting took place on October 28 and November 3, respectively. The third and final phase of voting was held on November 7. The results will be announced on November 10.

Posted By: Shashikant Sharma