Mokama Anant Kumar Singh Election Result 2020 News Updates: Anant Singh has represented Mokama constituency thrice — in 2005, 2010 and 2015. He, however, is facing several serious criminal cases including murder and attempt to murder.
RJD leader Anant Kumar Singh
Mokama Assembly Election Result 2020 News Updates: RJD’s Anant Kumar Singh has once again won from Mokama assembly seat. He has defeated Rajeev Narayan of JDU by 35757 votes. Anant Kumar Singh got 78721 votes while Narayan could secure just 42964 votes. This is the fourth times Anant Kumar Singh has won Mokama.
In 2015, Anant Kumar Singh was denied a ticket by JDU and RJD — both the parties had then contested the poll together under the leadership of Nitish Kumar. After being denied tickets from both the regional parties, Anant Kumar Singh contested independently and won the Mokama assembly seats by over 18,000 votes. He had got 54005 votes with 37.35 per cent vote share while his nearest rival Neeraj Kumar of JDU got just 35657 votes with just 24.66 per cent vote share. In 2010, Singh had contested on JDU ticket and secured 51564 votes with 44.08 per cent vote share whereas his challenger Sonam Devi of LJP could secure just 42610 votes with 36.43 per cent vote share.
Anant Singh has represented Mokama constituency thrice — in 2005, 2010 and 2015. He, however, is facing several serious criminal cases including murder and attempt to murder. The RJD and its leader Tejashwi Yadav had come under fire for picking him as its candidate for the assembly polls. Mokama is part of Munger Lok Sabha constituency, which is currently held by Rajiv Ranjan Singh of JDU.