Bihar Chunav Ki Khabaren: In just two elections after independence, the Congress party could win. In the third assembly elections in 1969, the Congress party got out of the Communist Party of India (CPI).
Darbhanga is an important assembly constituency in Mithila region. Darbhanga was also one of the 36 seats in which Vvpats were installed across the state in the 2015 assembly elections. Darbhanga Assembly falls under Darbhanga parliamentary constituency.
How many voters, how many booths
The official website of Darbhanga District states that the total number of voters in Darbhanga assembly constituency was 2, 90827 till 1st January, 2018. Of these, 1, 55711 male voters while 1, 35100 are female voters. The highest number of third gender voters in the district are in the same assembly constituency with a number of 16. 258 booths have been set up to ensure smooth polling in Darbhanga assembly constituency.
The Congress party could win only two-time elections after independence. In the third assembly elections in 1969, the Congress party got out of the Communist Party of India (CPI). How interesting it is that in 1969, the left party took a shot, and in the elections that took place only three years later, the right-wing bharatiya Jan Sangh won. The Bharatiya Jana Sangh is today’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). In the 1980 and 1985 elections, the Congress again made a comeback. After 23 years in the year 1995, the BJP returned to Darbhanga assembly constituency and the Saffron party retained the seat except for the 2000 assembly elections. Bjp’s Sanjay Sarvagi is being elected MLA from Darbhanga assembly constituency since 2005. He has been a hat-trick from here.
In the Bihar assembly elections in 2015, BJP candidate Sanjay Sarvagi defeated Om Prakash of RJD. Interestingly, there was a gap of just 7,460 votes between the two candidates. A total of 1,63,187 voters (57.75%) were polled last time. had exercised his franchise.