Patna | Jagran News Desk: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and first-time contestant Mithilesh Kumar has managed to beat RJD's sitting MLA by a huge number of votes. According to information available at the official website of the election commission, Mithilesh Kumar won from Sitamarhi Vidhan Sabha Constituency with a margin of 11,475 votes. 

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Mithilesh received 90,039 votes while Sunil Kumar managed to get around 78,000 votes. BJP's vote share was 49 per cent while RJD's Sunil had a vote share of 43.55 per cent. Mithilesh, who has been fielded for the very first time from Sitamarhi, had battled against Sunil Kumar who was a two-time time MLA from this seat.

Bihar Election Results 2020 Key Highlights

Interestingly, JDU's Sunil Kumar Pintu won the Sitamarhi Parliament seat on JD(U) ticket in the 2019 general elections'. Known for its temples, the constituency is home to around 2.5 lakh eligible voters, Out of the total number of voters in Sitamarhi, 1,38,00 are male voters, around 1,15,00 are female voters. The voter turnout in Sitamarhi was near 58 per cent in 2015. Some of the prominent issues in this election include the construction of an overbridge on Mehsaul Railway Gumti, a better drainage system, and Industrial development.

Here are the highlights of Sitamarhi Bihar Assembly Election Results:

9:00 pm| BJP's Mithilesh Kumar manages to defeat RJD's sitting MLA Sunil Kumar. According to the information available at EC's official website, BJP wins by over 11,000 votes 

8:00 pm| As per the data available on the official website of the Election Commission, BJP's Mithilesh Kumar is leading from Sitamarhi Bihar Assembly Election Constituency by 10,765 votes. 

7:00 pm| BJP's Mithilesh Kumar, who has been contested for the very first time from Sitamarhi seat, is leading by 1,354 votes.

6:00 pm| As per the current trends, BJP's first-time contestant Mithilesh Kumar is giving neck-to-neck competition to RJD's sitting MLA Sunil Kumar. BJP is leading by a margin of 1,082. 

5:00 pm| According to the data available on the official website of the Election Commission, BJP's Mithilesh Kumar is leading from Sitamarhi Bihar Assembly Election Constituency by 9,823 votes. 

4:00 pm| As per the Election Commission, BJP's Mithilesh Kumar is leading from Sitamarhi Bihar Assembly Election Constituency by 9,370 votes. 

2:25 pm| BJP sees stability on Sitamarhi Bihar Assembly seat. As per the current trends, RJD's sitting MLA Sunil Kumar is trailing.

1:15 pm| According to the current trends, BJP's Mithilesh Kumar leads in a neck-and-neck battle between BJP and RJD. The final result is yet to be cleared. 

12: 45 pm| As per Election commission sources, out of 4 crore 10 lakh votes,  80 thousand votes counted so far'. Only 20 per cent counting has been done. 

12:35 pm| According to a statement issued by Election Commission, the final results for Bihar Assembly Election 2020 will be declared in the evening. 

12:05 pm| As per the current trends of the Bihar Assembly Election Results, BJP's Mithilesh Kumar is leading, whereas, RJD's sitting MLA Sunil Kumar trailing. 

11:55 am| According to the latest reports, BJP's Mithilesh Kumar is trailing from Sitamarhi Vidhan Sabha Constituency. 

11:45 am| It is expected that BJP can change the dynamics of Bihar's Sitamarhi seat as two-times winner RJD's Mithilesh Kumar is currently trailing from the seat. 

11: 15 am| Trends show, RJD's sitting MLA Sunil Kumar trailing from Sitamarhi Vidhan Sabha Constituency, However, BJP's first-time candidate Mithilesh Kumar is leading from the seat. 

10: 50 am| According to the current trends, NDA is leading on 102 seats - BJP 54, JDU-42, Vikassheel Insaan Party-5, HAM-1 in Bihar Assembly Election 2020. 

10:20 am| In Sitamarhi Vidhan Sabha Constituency, BJP's s Mithilesh Kumar is giving neck-and-neck competition to RJD's Sitting MLA Sunil Kumar. 

10:00 am| According to the latest trends, BJP's Mithilesh Kumar leading, RJD's sitting MLA Sunil Kumar trailing from Sitamarhi Vidhan Sabha Constituency.

9:25 am| Early trends show the changing dynamics in Sitamarhi constituency, BJP's Mithilesh Kumar leading, sitting MLA Sunil Kumar trailing, counting underway.

9:00 am| Counting underway, RJD's sitting MLA leading from Sitamarhi Vidhan Sabha Constituency. Will Mithilesh Kumar be able to capture lost ground for BJP? 

8:40 am| Counting underway, early trends show Mahagathbandhan leading on 76 seats, NDA on 52

8:20 am | From Sitamarhi constituency, 1,64,358 people in 2015 Bihar Elections voted from the, out of which, 1629 voters opted for NOTA.

8:05 am| Vote countingLeading, trailing tally for Sitamarhi begins; BJP's Mithilesh Kumar up against Rashtriya Janata Dal's Sunil Kumar. 

7:40 am| It is expected that a neck to neck fight will take place in Sitamarhi. Though, the Sitamarhi Vidhan Sabha Constituency is considered to be an RJD bastion.

7:15 am| Supporters of NDA and Mahagathbandhan start gathering outside the counting centres. Both alliances are showing enthusiasm and zeal for today's election result. The counting of votes will start at 8 am.

7:00 am | The Sitamarhi seat went to polls in the second phase of the three-phased state Assembly Elections 2020. This seat has a stronghold of RJD's Sunil Kumar.

6:55 am | Currently, RJD's Sunil Kumar represents the Sitamarhi seat in the Bihar Legislative Assembly, who had won the 2015 elections by defeating BJP’s Sunil Kumar aka Pintu by a margin of 14,722 votes.

6:45 am| Will Mithilesh Kumar be able to recapture lost ground for BJP? The answer to this question will be answered today when the counting of votes for the Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 are held.

6:33 am| BJP has fielded Mithilesh Kumar and Grand Alliance has fielded sitting MLA Sunil Kumar from Bihar's Sitamarhi constituency.

6:28 am | The counting of votes will begin at 8 am and initial trends will start coming in the first hour. 

The voting for the first phase of the Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 took place on October 28. In the first phase of polling, a total of 53.54 per cent of total voter turnout was recorded. The voting for phase 2 and phase 3 polls was held on November 3 and 7 respectively, while the votes will be counted on November 10. A total of 94 constituencies voted in the second phase on November 3, including Sitamarhi.

Posted By: Srishti Goel