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Mohania election result: RJD's Sangita Kumari wins by over 12,000 votes, defeats BJP's Niranjan Ram

Mohania assembly election result 2020: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) candidate Sangita Kumari has won the election by a margin of over 12,000 votes, defeating BJP's Niranjan Ram. Mohania falls under the Sasaram Lok Sabha constituency. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was looking to retain the Mohania assembly constituency, placing its faith on sitting Niranjan Ram but did not meet the desired result.

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New Delhi Updated on: November 11, 2020 13:47 IST
Mohania election result: BJP's Niranjan Ram looks to retain
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Mohania election result: BJP's Niranjan Ram looks to retain seat in clash with RJD's Sangita Kumari

Mohania assembly election result 2020: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) candidate Sangita Kumari has won the election by a margin of over 12,000 votes, defeating BJP's Niranjan Ram. Mohania falls under the Sasaram Lok Sabha constituency. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was looking to retain the Mohania assembly constituency, placing its faith on sitting Niranjan Ram but did not meet the desired result.

Mohania had an electorate of 2,62,868 including 1,38,091 men and 1,24,774 women and 3 third gender voters.

Mohania witnessed a change of parties every other election. Eight different parties have won seat so far in various assembly elections. The most number of victories has been recorded by the Congress party, between 1962 and 1985. In 2005 and 2010, the JDU clinched the seat before the BJP emerged the last winner in 2015.

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In 2015 assembly polls, there were 14 candidates in the fray. Mohania was among the 53 seats won by the BJP. BJP's Niranjan Ram had emerged victorious as defeated Sanjay Kumar of the Congress by a margin of 7,581 votes. About 60,911 people voted for Niranjan Ram while Sanjay Kumar secured 53,330 votes. BSP candidate Ram Raj Ram got 9,921 votes. The BJP bagged 43.32 per cent of the votes and the Congress received 37.93 per cent. The BSP managed just 7.06 per cent. Back in 2010, JDU candidate Chhedi Paswan had won over RJD candidate Niranjan Ram by 2,525 votes. Both of them joined the BJP later. The BSP and JDU won the Mohania assembly twice before 2015. 

HIGHLIGHTS

02:06 am: Sangita Kumari wins by over 12,000 votes, defeats BJP's Niranjan Ram.

6:00 pm: RJD's Sangita Kumari is leading with 60,029 votes. BJP's Niranjan Ram is trailing with 48,929 votes.

2:30 pm: RJD's Sangita Kumari is now ahead with 44,595 votes. BJP's Niranjan Ram is trailing with 34,543 votes, followed by RLSP's Suman Devi (30,809)

12:00 pm: RJD's Sangita Kumari is leading with 18,367 votes. BJP's Niranjan Ram is trailing with 14,993 votes, closely followed by RLSP's Suman Devi (14,110)

8.00 am: Counting begins for 243 legislative assembly seats in Bihar. Who will win in Mohania?

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