Bihar Polls: Tej Pratap, Tejashwi, Jitan Ram Manjhi Among Winners

Here’s a look at who lost and who emerged victorious in some of the most VVIP contests in the state.

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While RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav is leading from Raghopur, his brother Tej Pratap is leading in Hasanpur. 
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The JD(U)-led NDA on Tuesday, 10 November, returned to power after winning more than 122 seats, securing a fourth term for Nitish Kumar as the chief minister of the state. The Mahagathbandhan on its part stood at 110 seats, as NDA crossed the halfway mark.

Here’s a look at who lost and who emerged victorious in some of the most VVIP contests in the state.

THE VICTORS

Tejashwi Yadav, RJD

Bihar Polls: Tej Pratap, Tejashwi, Jitan Ram Manjhi Among Winners

The Mahagathbandhan’s chief ministerial face and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav has won from the Raghopur seat by 38, 174 seats, beating BJP’s Satish Kumar, who he had defeated from the same seat in 2015 by 22,733 votes.

Tej Pratap Yadav, RJD

Tejashwi Yadav’s brother, Tej Pratap Yadav has won from Hasanpur Assembly constituency, beating Janata Dal (United)’s Raj Kumar Ray and LJP’s Manish Kumar. Tej Pratap, who had won from the Mahua Assembly seat in 2015, had shifted his seat to Hasanpur in this Assembly polls.

Bihar Polls: Tej Pratap, Tejashwi, Jitan Ram Manjhi Among Winners

Jitan Ram Manjhi

Former Bihar chief minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) leader Jitan Ram Manjhi won from Imamganj Assembly constituency. He won against two-time Speaker and RJD candidate Uday Narayan Choudhary. Manjhi's HAM-S had joined the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) just weeks after leaving the mahagathbandhan, ahead of the Assembly elections in Bihar.

Bihar Polls: Tej Pratap, Tejashwi, Jitan Ram Manjhi Among Winners

Anant Kumar Singh

An RJD candidate from Mokama, Singh won from the Mokama seat, beating the JD(U)’s Rajeev Lochan Narayan Singh by 35,757 votes.

Bihar Polls: Tej Pratap, Tejashwi, Jitan Ram Manjhi Among Winners

Shreyasi Singh

Ace shooter Shreyasi Singh, who made her debut as BJP candidate from Jamui, has defeated sitting RJD MLA Vijay Prakash by more than 40,000 votes.

Bihar Polls: Tej Pratap, Tejashwi, Jitan Ram Manjhi Among Winners

Nand Kishore Yadav

Bihar Polls: Tej Pratap, Tejashwi, Jitan Ram Manjhi Among Winners

Bihar’s Road Construction Minister and BJP candidate from Patna Sahib, Nand Kishore Yadav beat Congress’ Pravin Singh by 18,300.

THE ONES WHO LOST

Chandrika Roy

JD(U)’s Chandrika Roy lost in Parsa to RJD’s Chotte Lal Ray by 17,293 votes.

Bihar Polls: Tej Pratap, Tejashwi, Jitan Ram Manjhi Among Winners

Luv Sinha, Congress

Bihar Polls: Tej Pratap, Tejashwi, Jitan Ram Manjhi Among Winners

The son of actor and politician Shatrughan Sinha, fielded by Congress, lost in the Assembly seat of Bankipur to BJP’s Nitin Nabin by 39,036 votes.

Pushpam Priya Chaudhary

Pushpam Priya Chaudhary, who recently launched her own outfit 'Plurals Party', contested from two seats - Bisfi and Bankipur - and lost in both. She is also the daughter of former JD (U) MLA Vinod Chaudhary.

Pappu Yadav

Bihar Polls: Tej Pratap, Tejashwi, Jitan Ram Manjhi Among Winners

Jan Adhikar Party President Pappu Yadav lost in the seat of Madhepura to RJD’s Chandra Shekhar by 53,377 votes.

Subhashini Yadav

Bihar Polls: Tej Pratap, Tejashwi, Jitan Ram Manjhi Among Winners

The daughter of Sharad Yadav, Congress candidate Subhashini Yadav lost to JD(U)’s Niranjan Kumar Mehta in Bihariganj seat by a margin of 18,711.

Arun Manjhi

Bihar Polls: Tej Pratap, Tejashwi, Jitan Ram Manjhi Among Winners

A JD(U) leader, Arun Manjhi lost to PI(ML)s Gopal Ravidas in Phulwari by 13,857 votes.

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