Sarairanjan Election Result 2020 Declared: JD(U)'s Vijay Choudhary wins with 72,523 votes up against RJD's Arvind Kumar Sahni

Sarairanjan Election Result 2020 Declared | All eyes are on the Sarairanjan seat in the Samastipur district. Bihar Assembly Speaker Vijay Kumar Choudhary, who was fighting on a JD(U) ticket, has won with 72,523 votes. RJD's Arbind Kumar Sahni lost with 68,801 votes.

FP Research November 10, 2020 21:49:19 IST
Sarairanjan Election Result 2020 Declared: JD(U)'s Vijay Choudhary wins with 72,523 votes up against RJD's Arvind Kumar Sahni

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Sarairanjan Election Result 2020 Declared | All eyes are on the Sarairanjan seat in the Samastipur district. Bihar Assembly Speaker Vijay Kumar Choudhary, who was fighting on a JD(U) ticket, has won with 72,523 votes. RJD's Arbind Kumar Sahni lost with 68,801 votes.

Sitting MLA Choudhary was contesting against Sahni.

Choudhary, who is a five-term legislator, is said to be a close confidant of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.

In 2015, Choudhary had won the seat with 53.23 percent vote share (81,055 votes). BJP's candidate Ranjeet Nirgumi came second with 47,011 votes, or 30.87 percent of the vote share.

Notably, the JD(U) fought the 2015 polls as part of the Grand Alliance with Congress and RJD. However, Nitish broke off from the alliance in 2017 and formed a new government in coalition with the BJP.

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In 2010, Choudhary had defeated Ramashray Sahni of the RJD by a margin of 17,557 votes.

Here is information about the Sarairanjan constituency:

Total number of voters: 2,76,320

Number of male voters: 1,46,792

Number of female voters: 1,28,981

Number of transgender voters: 5

Voter turnout in 2020: 59 percent

Voter turnout in 2015: 59.33 percent

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