RJD Wins Jehanabad, Ahead in Araria; BJP Retains Bhabua

Erika Holt
March 14, 2018

The party is now leading in both the constituencies. On the other hand, BJP succeeds to win Bhabua Assembly seat.

In a major setback to the Mahagathbandhan, the NDA is leading from all three constituencies in Bihar.

Jehanabad: Earlier, RJD was leading in Jehanabad where Abhiram Sharma (JD-U) was trailing by 1340 votes. Now, the JD (U) is in alliance with the BJP and has put up its candidate to take on the RJDs nominee. Both the seats were a fame fight for the BJP. Meanwhile, the RJD is ahead in Jehanabad, where it is pitted against the JD (U). Alam was reportedly leading by over 2,500 votes by the time this update was posted.

► BJP leading in Bhabua after 8th round of counting with 19,738 votes. Sharma had won the seat in 2010 when his party was an ally of the BJP.

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The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) is leading in Jehanabad assembly seat of Bihar.

Polling for Gorakhpur, Phulpur, Araria, Jehanabad and Bhabhua bypolls results was held on March 11. After this victory, West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC Supremo-Mamta Banerjee gave a congratulate to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Twitter. Araria and Jehanabad were represented by its lawmakers till they died a year ago. Bypolls were necessited following the demise of legislator Anand Bhushan Pandey.

Let us tell you that in this tired of the Arriya Lok Sabha by-election, there is a direct fight between BJP Pradip Singh and RJD's Sarfaraz Alam.

In Jehanabad, the RJD hopes to retain the Assembly seat that fell vacant after the death of Mundrika Yadav.

In Bhabhua, BJP candidate Rinki Rani Pandey seemed comfortably placed with a lead of close to 10,000 votes over her Congress rival Shambhu Singh Patel.

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