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Bihar Bypolls Live Updates: Voting for Araria Lok Sabha seat and Assembly Constituencies of Bhabua & Jehanabad

Bihar Bypolls Live Updates: Voting for Araria Lok Sabha seat and Assembly Constituencies of Bhabua & Jehanabad: – Well, as you all may know that Bypolls on Lok Sabha seat and two assembly seats in Bihar is going on and votings are taking place today. Sources are saying that this will be the first major electoral test for Nitish Kumar who walked out of the Mahagathbandhan last year and joined hands with the BJP to form the government. As you all may know that things aren’t same for the parties and everybody is know quite exposed.

Bihar Poll

Reports are coming that By-elections to the Araria Lok Sabha seat and Bhabua and Jehanabad assembly constituencies are vacated due to the deaths of sitting lawmakers. Also, the opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav, who has led the campaign in as his father and RJD chief Lalu Prasad, is in jail in a corruption case. Overall, the whole Bihar people will know that what is really going bad.

Also, in Araria, a seat that fell vacant after the death of RJD lawmaker Mohd Taslimuddin, the party has fielded his son Sarfaraz Alam, looking to capitalize on Muslim and Yadav voters who make up a big chunk of the electorate.  You all may know that Mr. Alam is locked in a direct contest with the BJP’s Pradip Singh who came second in the 2014 general elections but had won the seat in 2009.

Bihar bypolls Live Updates

5:00 PM – 54% voter turnout recorded in Araria, 50% in Jehanabad and 57% in Bhabhua

Even, Mr. Singh said, “I am confident of victory this time. My defeat in 2014 was not a result of Taslimuddin’s popularity. We suffered as votes of the Mahadalits and the Extremely Backward Classes (EBCs) had split between the BJP and the JD(U),”

Some other reports are coming that Bhabua was held by BJP’s Anand Bhushan Pandey. The party has fielded his widow Rinki Rani Pandey now for the election. You can say that this seat is important because it has a sizeable population of Dalit voters, the Congress has put up Shambhu Patel, banking on the popularity of former Lok Sabha speaker and Dalit leader Meira Kumar.