Bihar’s Obra meeting seat, which falls below Aurangabad district, goes to polls within the first section of state elections on October 28 together with 70 different constituencies. The seat is presently held by the Rashtriya Janata Dal’s (RJD’s) Birendra Kumar Sinha, who defeated Chandra Bhushan Verma of the Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) by a margin of over 11,000 votes within the 2015 meeting elections.
For the upcoming polls, it’s a high-stake battle between Janata Dal (United)’s Sunil Kumar, Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Rishi Kumar, Swaraj Party (Loktantrik’s) Som Prakash, Bhartiya Sablog Party’s Rana Pratap Singh, Jan Adhikar Party (Loktantrik)’s Sujeet Kumar, and Rashtriya Lok Samta Party’s (RLSP’s) Ajay Kumar. Among others contesting from the constituency are Lok Janshakti Party’s (LJP’s) Prakash Chandra, Vanchit Samaj Party’s Rabindra Nath Sharma and Ramrup Rajvanshi of the Akhil Hind Forward Bloc (Krantikari). Pramod Singh Chandravanshi is the one unbiased candidate battling for the seat.
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Over the years, a number of outstanding groups together with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress have dominated the constituency, which has been a stronghold of socialists and leftists. After Independence, within the first Vidhan Sabha elections held in 1952, Padarath Singh of Praja Socialist Party grew to become the MLA. The Congress, nevertheless, made inroads in Obra in 1962 and Dilkeshwar Ram grew to become the MLA. The grand previous social gathering dominated within the subsequent time period too with RK Singh securing the seat in 1967.
Two years later, tables turned and Padarath Singh one time once more grew to become the MLA in 1969. The stalemate continued and in 1972, Narayan Singh of the Congress social gathering gained the elections. Ramvilas Singh made his debut in politics from the Janata Party in 1977 and have become a three-time MLA from Obra. He contested from the Lok Dal in 1985 and the Janata Dal in 1990. The BJP additionally arrive to energy within the constituency in 1980. Parties, together with the CPIML and RJD, later held the seat.
The RJD faces a litmus check on the seat as 161,440 males and 141,958 ladies are set to vote throughout 215 polling stations to elect the MLA for the Obra constituency of Bihar.
While voting throughout 71 meeting seats in Bihar will happen on October 28, the second and third round of polling shall be carried out on November three and November 7 respectively. The outcomes of the primary electoral train amid the Covid-19 pandemic shall be issue a statement about on November 10.