Patna | Jagran Politics Desk: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Samir Kumar Mahaseth has managed to retain the Madhubani Vidhan Sabha Constituency as he defeated Vikassheel Insaan Party's Suman Kumar Mahaseth by 6,814 votes.

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Madhubani seat went to polls in the second phase of the three-phased state Assembly Elections 2020. This year, the Madhubani Vidhan Sabha Constituency saw a triangular contest between sitting MLA and Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Samir Kumar Mahaseth, Vikassheel Insaan Party's Suman Kumar Mahaseth, and Lok Janshakti Party's Arvind Kumar Pandey.

Here are the highlights from the day:

22:53 PM| RJD's Samir Kumar Mahaseth has managed to retain the Madhubani Vidhan Sabha Constituency. He defeated VIP's Suman Kumar Mahaseth by 6,814 votes. 

19:48 PM| RJD's Samir Kumar Mahaseth is leading from Madhubani with 5,666 votes.

19:20 PM| VIP's Suman Kumar Mahaseth is trailing, RJD is leading with 6,280 votes.

17:50 PM| Samir Kumar Mahaseth from RJD is leading with 7,292 votes, VIP trails

16:23 PM| According to election commision of India, RJD's Samir kumar Mahaseth is leading with 3,913 votes.

14:19 PM| According to election commision of India, RJD's Samir kumar Mahaseth is leading with 843 votes. VIP's Suman Kumar Mahaseth is trailing.

13:00 PM| VIP's Suman Kumar Mahaseth is leading with a margin of 1,265 votes.

12: 20 AM| VIP, LJP trails from Madhubani.

11: 30 AM| The incumbent RJD's Samir Kumar Mahaseth is leading, VIP, LJP trails.

10:53 AM| RJD leader Samir Kumar Mahaseth is leading from Madhubani.

10:33 AM| VIP's Suman Kumar Mahaseth, and Lok Janshakti Party's Arvind Kumar Pandey trails, RJD leads.

10:08 AM| RJD leads from Madhubani, VIP's Suman Kumar Mahaseth trails

9:40 AM| VIP's Suman Kumar Mahaseth loses, RJD's Samir Kumar Mahaseth leads.

9:10 AM| Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Samir Kumar Mahaseth leads, LJP's Arvind Kumar Pandey trails.

8: 49 AM| RJD's  Samir Kumar Mahaseth leads from Madhubani. In 2015, Mahaseth had defeated Bharatiya Janata Party's Ramdeo Mahto

8:25 AM| The counting of votes for Bihar Assembly elections has begun and is underway at counting centre established at Anugrah Narayan College in Patna.

8:00 AM| The counting  of votes has begun in the Bihar Assembly elections 2020.

7:30 AM| This seat is a stronghold of RJD's Samir Kumar Mahaseth, who is testing his fate again in the 2020 elections.

6:40 AM| The Madhubani Constituency went to polls  in the second phase on November 3 of the three-phased state Assembly Elections 2020.

 6: 20 AM| In Madhubani, there is a tough triangular contest between sitting MLA and Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Samir Kumar Mahaseth, Vikassheel Insaan Party's Suman Kumar Mahaseth, and Lok Janshakti Party's Arvind Kumar Pandey.

 6:10 AM| The counting of votes will begin at 8 am today. The trends on leading and trailing candiddates will start emerging by 9 am.

The Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 was conducted in three phases -- October 28, November 3, and 7 -- and the counting of votes will take place on November 10. The results will determine the faith of Nitish Kumar, who is seeking reelection.

Bihar Election Results 2020 Key Highlights

During the 2015 Bihar assembly polls, Mahaseth had defeated Bharatiya Janata Party's Ramdeo Mahto. According to the data provided by the election commission, Mahaseth got a total of 76,823 votes while Mahto secured 69,516 votes. On the other hand, independent candidate Naiyar Azam secured 3,874 votes to finish in third place. The top three parties got 45.3%, 41.0% and 2.3% respectively.

The election commission had also said that the Madhubani assembly seat had 3,19,920 registered voters in 2015. Of the, 1,69,936 were male and 1,49,970 were female voters. 1.3% of the votes were cast for NOTA.

In 2010, Bihar Assembly elections, BJP's Ram Deo Mahto defeated RJD's Naiyar Azam by 588 votes.

Posted By: Deeksha Sharma