Mokama Election Results 2020: Anant Kumar Singh defeats Rajeev Lochan by over 35,000 votes to retain his seat for fourth time
New Delhi | Jagran Politics Desk: Anant Kumar Singh, the controversial Bahubali leader, who contested the Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 on an RJD ticket triumphed on the Mokama Assembly Constituency on Tuesday by a huge margin of 35,757 votes. Anant Kumar Singh, who is currently lodged in Mokama jail, garnered 78,781 votes with a voting percentage of 52.99 per cent.
Meanwhile, Rajeev Kumar Lochan of JD-U, who ended up being the runnerup on the Mokama seat, got 42,964 votes with a voting percentage of 28.92 per cent.
In the Bihar elections 2020, Mokama witnessed a voter turnout 54.03 per cent, of the total of 2,70,166 eligible electors, of which 1,41,283 were male, 1,27,547 female and 1 voter of the third gender. Currently, the Mokama seat is represented by Anant Kumar Singh, who was a close aide of Nitish Kumar and is one of the richest candidates in the fray in the Bihar Assembly Elections 2020.
Here are the Highlights of Mokama Election Results 2020:
8:30 pm: Bahubali leader Anant Kumar Singh registered a big win on Mokama seat. Singh defeated JD-U leader Rajeev Kumar Lochan by a huge margin of over 35,000 votes.
6:00 pm: Anant Kumar Singh is leading on the Mokama seat by a margin of over 31,000 votes against JD-U's Rajeev Lochan.
4:00 pm: Anant Kumar Singh, who is contesting on an RJD ticket is the richest candidate in the fray for the Bihar Assembly Elections 2020.
2:45 pm: Incumbent MLA Anant Kumar Singh is leading on the Mokama seat against JD-U's Rajeev Lochan by a margin of 16,475 votes.
2:30 pm: In the Bihar elections 2020, the voter turnout was calculated at 53.95%. In 2015, a turnout of 56.96% was recorded, while it was 54.62% in 2010.
2:15 pm: Gyanendra Kumar Singh (BJP), Rakesh Kumar (RLSP), Satyendra Bahadur (INC), Krishna Kumar Singh (ABMVMP), Dina Saw (BRD), Mohan Prasad Singh (JSVP), Rahul Raj (BSLP), Shyam Deo Prasad Singh (JAPL), Siyaram Pandit (BJKDD), Karn Veer Singh Yadav (IND), Pratima Sinha (IND), Balmiki Prasad (IND), Madhukar Jay Vijay (IND), Ranveer Kumar "Pankaj" (IND), Raj Kumari (IND), Rana Sudhir Kumar Singh (IND), Vinay Singh (IND), Subodh Kumar (IND)
2:00 pm: A total of nine contestants have contested the Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 from the Mokama Assembly Constituency. In 2015 Assembly Elections, the candidates in the fray were 15.
1:30 pm: In 2010, Anant Kumar Singh of JDU won in this seat defeating Sonam Devi of LJP by a margin of 8,954 votes which was 7.65% of the total votes polled in the constituency.
1:00 pm: In the 2015 Bihar Assembly elections, Anant Kumar Singh of IND won in this seat by defeating Neeraj Kumar of JDU by a margin of 18,348 votes which was 12.69% of the total votes polled in the constituency.
12:10 pm: As per the trends at 12 pm, the NDA (BJP-JD-U alliance) is leading on 129 seats, 7 ahead of the magic mark, while the Mahagathbandhan (Congress-RJD alliance) is ahead on 99 seats.
11:30 am: The RJD candidate and Bahubali MLA of Mokama is leading the Bihar Assembly Elections 2020. He is ahead of Rajiv Lochan Narayan Singh of JD-U by a margin of 6,365 votes.
11:10 am: The trends at 11 am show 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).
10:25 am: Anant Kumar Singh, who contested 2020 polls on an RJD ticket, is leading on the Mokama seat against JD-U's Rajiv Lochan.
10:10 am: The trends at 10 am shows that the NDA is leading on 124 seats, two seats above the magic number, while the MGB is trailing behind on 110 seats.
9:50 am: The initial trends have changed and now the NDA is leading on 119 seats while the MGB is ahead on 114 seats. The majority mark to form the government is 122.
9:00 am: According to trends at 9 am, the Mahagathbandhan is leading on 124 seats while the NDA is leading on 111 seats.
8:40 am: RJD candidate and Bahubali leader Anant Kumar Singh is leading o the Mokama seat. As per the initial trends, the Mhagathbandhan is leading on 75 seats while the NDA is leading on 54 seats.
8:25 am: As per the initial trends, the MGB is leading on 52 seats, while the NDA is leading on 28 seats.
8:10 am: The postal ballots will be counted first during the counting of votes.
8:00 am: The counting of votes begins for the Mokama Assembly constituency.
7:20 am: The Mokama seat recorded a voter turnout of 54.03 per cent.
7:00 am: In the Bihar Assembly Elections 2020, there were a total of 2,70,166 eligible voters, of which 1,41,283 are males, 1,27,547 are female and 1 third gender voter, on the Mokama seat.
6:30 am: Bahubali leader Anant Kumar Singh represents the Mokama seat in the state legislative assembly. He won the Mokama seat in 2015 as an independent, while this year Anant Kumar Singh contested the elections on an RJD ticket.
6:15 am: The counting of votes will start at 8 am, as per the Election Commission of India.
6:00 am: Voting on the Mokama Assembly Constituency were held in the first phase on October 28.
Anant Kumar Singh won the Mokama seat as an independent candidate in 2015 Bihar elections and defeated JD(U)'s Neeraj Kumar by a margin of 18,348 votes. However, the Bahubali leader has contested the 2020 Bihar elections on an RJD ticket and is seeking his fourth term on the seat. Singh is up against Rajiv Lochan Narayan Singh of the JDU and Lok Janshakti Party's (LJP) Suresh Singh Nishad.
The Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 took place in three phases. The voting for the first phase was held on October 28, in which a voter turnout of 55.68 per cent was recorded across the 71 seats in 16 districts, while the polling for the second phase was held on November 3 across 94 seats of 17 districts, in which 55.70 per cent of voter turnout was recorded. The third phase of Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 was conducted on November 7 on 78 seats spread in 15 districts. The voter turnout recorded in the third phase was almost 60 per cent. The results for the Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 will be declared on November 10 (Tuesday).
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