Patna | Jagran News Desk: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Subash Singh has managed to retain the high-profile seat of Gopalganj. Singh, who was pitted against Asif Ghafoor, has defeated the Congress candidate by a margin of 41,331 votes. The election commission of India said that Singh received 77,791 votes while Ghafoor got around 36,460 votes to his name.

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The Gopaganj Vidhan Sabha constituency is considered a BJP stronghold and the saffron party has won from this seat in the last two elections. Out of the 17 Assembly elections in Bihar, Congress has won 7 times.

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Subash Singh is the sitting MLA from Gopalganj. In 2015, he had defeated Rashtriya Janata Dal's Reyajul Haque alias Rajju in the 2015 Bihar Assembly Elections by a margin of 5,074 votes. Singh had also won the Assembly elections held in 2010 when he defeated Rajju by a margin of 15,893 votes.

Here are the live updates of Gopalganj, Bihar Assembly Election Results:

22:20 pm| BJP's Subash Singh beats Congress' Asif Ghafoor by a margin of 41,331 votes to retain Gopalganj.  

8:30 pm| According to the information available on the official website of the EC, BJP's Subash Singh is leading by 32,991 votes. 

7:40 pm| As per the current trends, BJP's sitting MLA Subash Singh is leading by 28,148 votes from Gopalganj Vidhan Sabha Constituency, Congress and BSP are trailing. 

7:00 pm| BJP's sitting MLA Subash Singh sees the clear victory as he is leading by 21,648 votes against Congress' Asif Ghafoor and BSP's Anirudh Prasad Alias Sadhu Yadav. 

6:00 pm| According to the current trends, Bhartiya Janata Party's sitting MLA Subash Singh is leading with a good margin from Gopalganj Bihar Assembly Constituency. 

5:00 pm| As per the latest trends, Bhartiya Janata Party's Subash Singh is leading from Gopalganj Bihar Assembly Constituency by a margin of 12,827.  

4:00 pm| As per the current trends, BJP's sitting MLA Subash Singh is leading from Gopalganj by 10,241 seats. Congress, BSP are trailing. 

2:35 pm| BJP's sitting MLA Subash Singh sees stability on Gapalganj seat of Bihar Assembly Election 2020. Congress's Ghafoor and BSP's Anirudh Prasad Alias Sadhu Yadav trailing.

1:20 pm| As per the latest trends, Bhartiya Janata Party's Subash Singh is leading from Gopalganj Bihar Assembly Constituency and Congress' Asif Ghafoor is trailing. 

12: 45 pm| Election commission sources say, '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 the Election Commission, the counting of votes for Bihar Assembly Election 2020 will be completed by the evening. 

12:20 pm| Current trend in Gopalganj shows, BJP's sitting MLA is leading by a margin of 1,602 votes, Congress's Asif Ghafoor and BSP's Anirudh Prasad Alias Sadhu Yadav trail. 

11: 50 am| Talking about the overall trends in Bihar Assembly Election Results, BJP minimizes the gap with RJD to become the single largest party. BJP leading on 68 seats, RJD on 69 seats. 

11:25 am| BJP's Subash Singh, who won 2015's Bihar General Elections, is ahead of  Congress' Asif Ghafoor, says trends. Asif Ghafoor, who is a first-time contestant from the Gopalganj seat, is trailing. 

11:00 am| According to the current trends, NDA is leading in Bihar Assembly Election 2020. People start gathering near the BJP office in Bihar.

10:40 am| While the saffron party has reimposed its faith on two-time MLA Subash Singh while the Congress has fielded Asif Ghafoor, son of Abdul Ghafoor.

10:05 am| According to the latest trends, Bhartiya Janata Party's Subash Singh is leading from Gopalganj Bihar Assembly Constituency. 

9:45 am| BJP's Subash Singh defeated Rashtriya Janata Dal's Reyajul Haque alias Rajju in the 2015 Bihar Assembly Elections by a margin of 5,074 votes.

9:30 am| Bhartiya Janata Party's Subash Singh is leading, whereas, Congress' Asif Ghafoor is trailing in early trends.

9:00 am| In the 2015 Bihar Elections, Subash Singh won with 78,491 votes from the Gopalganj constituency of Gopalganj district However, he is facing tough competition from Congress' Asif Ghafoor this year.  

8:40 am| Early trends suggest BJP's sitting MLA Subash Singh is trailing from Bihar's Gopalganj Vidhan Sabha Constituency. 

8:25 am| Counting underwayEarly trends indicate Congress' Asif Ghafoor's, son of Bihar's 13th Chief Minister Abdul Ghafoor, win in Gopalganj constituency. 

8:00 am| Leading, trailing tally for Gopalganj begins; BJP's Subash Singh and Congress' Asif Ghafoor to face fierce competition.

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

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

7:00 am| The Gopalganj seat went to polls in the second phase of the three-phased state Assembly Elections 2020. This seat has a stronghold of BJP's Subash Singh.

6: 50 am| Currently, BJP's Subash Singh represents the Gopalganj seat in the Bihar Legislative Assembly, who had won the 2015 elections by defeating RJD's Reyajul Haque alias Rajju by a margin of 5,074 votes.

6: 37 am| Will Abdul Ghafoor's son Asif be able to recapture lost ground for Congress? The answer to this question will be answered today when the counting of votes for the Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 are held.

6: 27 am| BJP has fielded Subash Singh and Grand Alliance has fielded Asif Ghafoor (son of Bihar's 13th Chief Minister Abdul Ghafoor) from Bihar's Gopalganj constituency. 

6:23 am| The counting of the Bihar Assembly election will begin at 8 AM. The election result for Gopalganj Sabha seat will be declared today.

Posted By: Srishti Goel