New Delhi | Jagran Politics Desk: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and Mahagathbandhan's chief ministerial candidate Tejashwi Yadav won from the Raghopur Assembly seat, as per the Election Commission on Tuesday. As per the latest Election Commission, Tejashwi defeated BJP's Satish Kumar by a margin of 38,174.

A region dominated by Yadavs, the Raghopur Vidhan Sabha Constituency has been an RJD bastion over the years. From Lalu Prasad Yadav to Rabri Devi to Tejashwi Yadav, this seat has been dominated by several RJP stalwarts since 1995s.

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This year, RJD supremo and Grand Alliance’s chief ministerial candidate Tejashwi has once again contested from the same seat. Tejashwi is sitting MLA from Raghopur and is against BJP’s Satish Kumar Yadav, whom he had defeated in 2015 Bihar polls. The LJP, which parted its ways with the NDA in Bihar, fielded Rakesh Roshan as its candidate from the seat.

Here are the highlights from Raghopur Assembly Election Results 2020:

00:59 am: Tejashwi Yadav has won from home turf in Raghopur and defeated BJP's Satish Kumar by a margin of 38,174.

18:05 pm: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav leading over BJP's Satish Kumar in Raghopur assembly constituency by a margin of over 27,000 votes, as per the latest Election Commission trends

16:15 pm: Tejashwi Yadav now leading the seat by over 9,300 votes. 

13:51 pm: Tejashwi Yadav is leading from Raghopur by a margin of 6,525 votes over BJP's Satish Kumar.

10:57 am: Tejashwi maintains leads in Raghopur seat by a margin of 455 votes.

10:00 am: Tejashwi Yadav maintains his lead from Raghopur constituency. 

09:00 am: Tejashwi, who is the CM face of Mahagathbandhan, won from the same constituency in 2015.

08:29 am: Tejashwi Yadav ahead as per early trends. These trends are as per the counting of postal ballots. 

08:03 am: Counting of votes has begun. Tejashwi is expected to retain the home turf, which has been previously held by his parents. 

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07:45 am: Tejashwi Yadav hopes to retain the Raghopur and also expects to turn the tables in the state as perdicted by most pollsters. 

07:22 am: Raghopur has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 0.36%. The estimated literacy level of the district in which this constituency falls in is 66.6%.

06:52 am: Majority exit polls released after the third and final round of polls suggest that Tejashwi Yadav-led Mahagathbandhan might have an edge over the NDA. But, who will actually get the magic figure of 122 in the house of 243 will be known only after the votes are counted on Tuesday.

06:30 am: Prohibitory orders will be in place outside the counting centres to prevent people from gathering in large numbers.

06:20 am: The counting of votes will begin at 8 am. The ballot votes will be counted first, followed by the EVM votes and the early trends are expected to trickle down by 9 am. 

Posted By: Abhinav Gupta