New Delhi | Jagran Politics Desk: The RJD managed to retain its hold on the Jehanabad Assembly Constituency as its candidate and sitting MLA Suday Yadav on Tuesday won the seat by a margin of 33,902 votes by defeating JD-U candidate and Bihar Education Minister Krishna Nandan Prasad Verma. Suday Yadav managed to garner 75,030 votes with a voting percentage of 47.03 per cent, while the Krishna Nandan Verma got 41,128 votes with a voting percentage of 25.78 per cent.  

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In the Bihar Assembly Elections 2020, Jehanabad saw a voter turnout of 52.98 per cent, of the total 2,86,098 eligible voters in the constituency of which 1,50,106 are male, 1,35,984 female and 8 others. The Jehanabad seat is considered to be a stronghold of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) from last 20 years, except in 2010 when JD-U registered a triumph on this seat.

Here are the Highlights of Jehanabad Election Results 2020:

8:00 pm: RJD candidate Suday Yadav defeats JD-U candidate Krishnanandan Verma by a margin of over 30,000 votes. Suday Yadav garnered 75,030 votes.  

6:30 pm: Suday Yadav is leading by over 29,000 votes against JD-U's Krishnanandan Verma. 

6:00 pm: As per the latest trends, the RJD+ has won on 6 seats and is leading on 70 seats, while the BJP-JD(U) alliance has won 8 seats together and is leading on 106 seats.  

5:00 pm: In the 11th round of counting, RJD candidate Suday Yadav is leading by over 12,000 votes against Krishnanandan Verma. 

4:00 pm: In the 7th round of counting, RJD candidate Suday Yadav is at over 16,000 votes, LJP's Indu Kashyap is at 5,605 votes, while JD-U's Krishnanandan Verma is at 8,978 votes.  

3:15 pm: As per the election commission website at 3:15 pm, RJD's Suday Yadav is ahead against JD-U's Krishnanandan Verma by a margin of 17,010 votes. 

3:00 pm: As per the trends at 3 pm, the NDA (BJP-JD-U coalition) is leading on 127 seats, five ahead of the majority mark. The RJD-Congress coalition is ahead on 106 seats, while others are leading on 10 seats.   

2:30 pm: RJD'S Suday Yadav is leading against Krishnanandan Verma by a margin of over 12,000 votes. 

2:00 pm: The 2 pm trends show the Mahagathbandhan is leading on 100 seats, while the NDA is ahead on 123 seats, one ahead of the majority mark. 

1:30 pm: At the end of the seventh round of counting, RJD's Suday Yadav has got 16,608 votes, while JD(U) Krishnanandan Verma has got 8,978 votes. 

1:00 pm: At the end of the fourth round of counting, RJD candidate Suday Yadav has garnered 8,641 votes, while JD(U)'s Krishnanandan Verma has managed to get 5,590 votes.  

12:20 pm: As per the trends at 12:30 pm, the Congress-RJD alliance is leading on 102 seats while the BJP-JD-U alliance is leading on 125 seats. 

12:00 pm: Suday Yadav of RJD is leading by a margin of over 9,660 votes against JD-U's Krishnanandan Kumar Verma. 

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11:25 am: As per the trends at 11 am by the Election Commission, NDA is leading on 117 seats -- BJP 63, JDU 48, Vikassheel Insaan Party 5, HAM-1 -- while the Mahagathbandhan is ahead on 95 seats -- RJD 61, Congress 19, Left 15. 

11:00 am: Krishna Nandan Verma of JD-U is trailing behind RJD's Suday Yadav in Jehanabad constituency seat. 

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10:30 am: In the Bihar Assembly Elections 2020, Jehanabad saw a voter turnout of 52.98 per cent, of the total 2,86,098 voters in the constituency. 

10:00 am: Krishna Nandan Prasad Verma of JD-U trailing behind RJD's Suday Yadav on Jehanbad seat. 

9:40 am: Initial trends witnessed a change as counting progresses. Now BJP-JD-U alliance is leading on 119 seats while the Congress-RJD alliance is leading on 116 seats. 

9:25 am: JD-U's Krishan Nandan Verma is trailing behind RJD's Suday Yadav. 

9:00 am: According to the initial trends at 9 am by the Election Commission of India, the Congress-RJD alliance is leading on 125 seats, while the NDA is leading on 107 seats. 

8:45 am: RJD's Suday Yadav is leading on the Jeghanabad seat. He is up against JD-U's Krishna Nandan Prasad Verma. 

8:30 am: According to initial trends, the Mahagathbandhan is leading on 56 seats while the NDA is leading 32 seats. The magic mark in Bihar Legislative Assembly is 122.  

8:10 am: The postal ballots will be counted first during the counting process.    

8:00 am: The counting of votes on the Jehanabad Assembly constituency along with other 242 assembly constituencies started at 8 am today. 

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7:20 am: The Jehanabad seat is considered to be a stronghold of RJD for the last 20 years. However, in 2010 JD-U candidate registered a win on this seat.

7:00 am: In the Bihar Assembly Elections 2020, the Jehanabad seat witnessed a voter turnout of 52.98 per cent. This year, there were a total of 2,86,098 eligible voters in Jehanabad, of which 1,50,106 are male, 1,35,984 female and 8 others.

6:30 am: The seat again went to polls in 2018 after the death of Mudrika Singh Yadav and RJD's Suday Yadav won the seat by defeating JD(U)'s Abhiram Sharma by over 35,000 votes. He currently represents the Jehanabad seat in state legislative assembly. 

6:15 am: In 2015 Bihar Assembly Elections, RJD's Mudrika Singh Yadav defeated JD-U's Abhiram Sharma to win the Jehanabad seat.  

6:00 am: The counting of votes will begin at 8 am and the results will be declared later in the day.

Currently, RJD's Suday Yadav represents the Jehanabad seat in the Bihar Legislative Assembly, who had won the 2018 by-polls by defeating JD(U)'s Abhiram Sharma by a margin of 35,343 votes. The by-polls in Jehanabad were conducted after the death of RJD's Mudrika Singh Yadav, who had won this seat in the 2015 assembly polls by defeating Praveen Kumar of the Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) by a margin of 30,321 votes.

This year, the Jehanabad seat witnessed a direct contest between RJD and its arch-rival JD-U. While the RJD reposed its faith in Suday Yadav, the JD-U has fielded Bihar Education Minister Krishna Nandan Prasad Verma. Now it will be decided on Tuesday, whether RJD will retain its stronghold or the people will vote for the JD-U. The RJD is contesting the Bihar polls with Congress and other left parties under the umbrella of Mahagathbandhan, while the JD-U is with the BJP and other alliance parties under the umbrella of NDA.

The Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 started on October 28 with the voting for the first phase, while the voting for the second phase took place on November 3. The third phase of polling was held on November 7 and the results for the elections will be declared on November 10. In the first phase a total of 55.68 per cent voter turnout was recorded, while in the second phase it was 55.70. The third phase of elections saw a voter turnout of nearly 60 per cent.

Posted By: Talib Khan