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- Last Updated: Friday, 25 September 2020 14:52
Elections 2020 dates have been declared -
- 3-phase Bihar polls on Oct 28, Nov 3 and Nov 7
- Counting on 10 November
- ECI said the voting time will be extended by one hour for Covid patients.
In April 2015, the Janata Parivar group (a group of six parties - Samajwadi Party, Janata Dal (United), Rashtriya Janata Dal, Janata Dal (Secular), Indian National Lok Dal and Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya)) announced their intention to fight the election, with Nitish Kumar as their Chief Ministerial candidate. The Janta Parivar was joined by the Indian National Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party. This coalition was restructured as Mahagatabandhan when the Samajwadi Party, Janata Dal (Secular), Indian National Lok Dal and Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya) departed from the Janata Parivar.
This election saw highest voter turnout in Bihar assembly polls since 2000, with a 56.8% voter turnout in this election. The RJD emerged as a single largest party with 81 seats, followed by JD (U) with 70 seats and BJP with 53 seats. In terms of vote share, BJP came first with 24.4%, followed by RJD with 18.4% and JD (U) with 16.8% and Congress got 6.7%.
Bihar Election Dates 2020
|Schedule For Assembly Election Bihar 2020|
|Poll Events||Phase I||Phase II||Phase III|
|Date of Issue of Gazette||1-Oct||9-Oct||13-Oct|
|Last Date for Filing||8-Oct||16-Oct||20-Oct|
|Last date for withdrawal of candidature||12-Oct||19-Oct||23-Oct|
|Date of poll||28-Oct||3-Nov||7-Nov|
|Date of Counting and result Declaration||10-Nov||10-Nov||10-Nov|