New Delhi | Jagran Politics Desk: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Chandra Shekhar has won the crucial seat of Madhepura as he defeated Janata Dal-United candidate Nikhil Mandal, the son of former Chief Minister chairman of Mandal Commission recommendations report on job reservations BP Mandal, by a margin of 15,072 votes.

Madhepura is one of the 243 assembly constituencies in Bihar that went to polls in the third and final phase on November 7. The constituency which falls in the Madhepura Lok Sabha seat is currently held by Chandra Shekhar.

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Here are the highlights from Madhepura Assembly Election Results 2020:

00:43 am: RJD candidate Chandra Shekhar has defeated JDU's Nikhil Mandal by a margin of over 15,000 votes.

04:03 pm: JD(U) candidate Nikhil Mandal leading RJD's Chandra Shekhar by over 1,600 votes. 

09:00 am: Pappu Yadav is trailing from Madhepura, as per initial trends. 

08:45 am: Early trends show JDU candidate Nikhil mandal is leading on Madhepura seat. 

08:00 am: Counting of votes begins. Ballot votes to be counted first, followed by EVM votes. It will be interesting to see if exit poll predictions hold true.

07:50 am: The counting will begin shortly on Madhepura assembly constituency which is currently held by RJD's Chandra Shekhar.

07:22 am: In Bihar Assembly Election 2015, RJD candidate Chandra Shekhar won Madhepura constituency seat with a margin of 20.5% securing 90974 votes against BJP candidate Vijay Kumar 'Bimal'.

06:25 am: In the 2015 Bihar Assembly elections, Chandra Shekhar had defeated BJP’s Vijay Kumar by over 37,000 votes. The seat has a total of 3,24,030 voters, of which 1,67,714 are male and the remaining 1,55,832 female.

Posted By: Abhinav Gupta