Raghopur Tejashwi Yadav Election Result 2020 News Updates: Tejashwi defeated BJP's Satish Kumar Yadav by 38174 votes. This is the second time Tejashwi has defeated Satish Yadav of BJP in Raghopur.
Grand Alliance's Chief Ministerial candidate Tejashwi Yadav
Raghopur Assembly Election Result 2020 News Updates: Former Deputy CM and Grand Alliance’s chief ministerial candidate Tejashwi Yadav has won the Raghopur assembly constituency. He defeated BJP’s Satish Kumar Yadav by 38174 votes. This is the second time Tejashwi has defeated Satish Yadav of BJP in Raghopur.
In 2015, Tejashwi Yadav had defeated BJP’s Satish Yadav by over 22,700 votes. He had got 91236 votes with 49.15 per cent vote share while Satish Yadav had secured 68,503 votes with just 36.9 per cent vote share. In that election, Tejashwi Yadav was the candidate of the grand alliance formed between JDU and RJD. Satish Kumar Yadav has, however, represented Raghopur assembly seat from 2010 to 2015. That time he contested here on the JDU ticket and defeated Rabri Devi of the RJD. But he lost the constituency to Tajashwi in 2015.
Tejashwi Yadav is the chief ministerial candidate of the Mahagathbandhan of RJD, Congress, CPI, CPI-M, and CPI-ML. As per India Today-Axis Polls, Tejashwi Yadav has gone ahead of Nitish Kumar in terms of popularity. He is favoured by 44 per cent people for the chief ministerial post while Nitish Kumar is far behind with just 35 per cent votes. Exit polls have also predicted an edge for the Mahagathbandhan. The Raghopur assembly seat went to polls in the second phase held on November 3.