Muzaffarpur Election Result 2020 DECLARED: Congress' Bijendra Chaudhary wins against BJP's Suresh Kumar Sharma

Muzaffarpur Election Result 2020 | While the Congress candidate got 81,871 votes, the BJP candidate got 75,545 votes

FP Research November 11, 2020 09:21:54 IST
Muzaffarpur Election Result 2020 DECLARED: Congress' Bijendra Chaudhary wins against BJP's Suresh Kumar Sharma

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Muzaffarpur Election Result 2020 DECLARED: The Congress' Bijendra Chaudhary won from Muzaffarpur against the BJP's Suresh Kumar Sharma, winning 48.16 percent of the total votes.

Muzaffarpur is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in the Tirhut region and falls in the Muzaffarpur district of Bihar.

It is a part of the (15) Muzaffarpur Lok Sabha/Parliamentary constituency.

In the previous election, the BJP's Suresh Kumar Sharma had emerged victorious from the seat. Sharma had won from the seat in 2010 as well.

Many of the migrant workers who returned home to Bihar during the lockdown were from Muzaffarpur, as this Firstpost report notes. Marginalised communities often face social segregation, labour market discrimination and barriers to accessing the most basic services, the report noted.

Interestingly, one of the candidates from Muzaffarpur is Sanjay Sahni, a migrant worker who recently returned to Bihar, as reported by The Times of India.

Here is some information about the Muzaffarpur constituency:

Total number of voters: 3,15,460

Number of male voters: 1,67,932

Number of female voters: 1,46,957

Number of transgender voters: 13

Voter turnout in 2020: 51.14 percent

Voter turnout in 2015: 58.24 percent

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