The total strength of membership in the Assembly … With the creation of a separate State of Jharkhand, by an Act of Parliament titled as the Bihar Reorganisation Act, the strength of the Bihar Legislative Assembly was reduced from 324 to 243 members. The then Governor of Bihar, Keshari Nath Tripathi, administered Nitish Kumar the oath of office and secrecy in the Bihar Raj Bhavan on 27 July 2017, 1000 hrs IST, making Nitish Kumar the Chief Minister of Bihar for the sixth time. The Indian National Congress (INC) stormed into power. The Bihar Legislative Assembly is not a permanent body and subject to dissolution.

(Source ECI), Recalling the times then, the Congress’ Ahmad says, “There was a lot of respect among leaders for each other. Hours after Nitish Kumar's resignation, the JD(U) joined hands with the BJP, allowing Nitish Kumar to take oath as the Chief Minister of Bihar. The ballot paper also had to be folded in a particular way to be counted.”, Polling for the state’s 330 Assembly seats took place on March 26, 1952, and the voter turnout was 42.6%. The Legislative Assembly also has a Secretariat which is headed by Secretary. One of the stories from that time is how, despite being the CM, Shri Babu gave Anugrah Sinha the responsibility of selecting the Cabinet. For reprint rights : how did congress suporter become become bjp suporter, the story of the bihar election, spoken by an elderly voter who has been voting since 1952, कांग्रेसी बाबा कैसे बने भाजपाई? Generally he does not participate in voting but he casts his vote in the case of tie. Share: Written By: Zee Media Bureau. The Socialist Party came a distant second with 23 seats. Dr. Shri Krishna Singh became the first Leader of the House and the Chief Minister, Dr. Anugrah Narayan Singh was elected the first Deputy Leader of the Assembly and became state's first Deputy Chief Minister. After prolonged, but ultimately futile deliberations between the members of the Grand Alliance over Yadav resigning, Nitish Kumar resigned as Chief Minister on 26 July 2017. That made it very hard to identify them at polling stations,” he says. The polling agent, usually a local who knew everyone, could challenge somebody if he thought he was an imposter. According to the provisions of the Constitution of India, the first General Elections in the state were held in 1952. Home › Bihar › Bihar Assembly Election 2020 News: In 1952 Elections, When Two Candidates Won On One Vidhan Sabha Seat Bihar Election 2020: जब बिहार में एक सीट पर चुने गए थे 2 … Assembly election results of Bihar in 1951 showing number of seats won by each political … Shri Krishna Singh became the first elected Chief Minister of Bihar and Dr. Anugrah Narayan Sinha became the first Deputy Chief Minister cum Finance Minister of the state.[1]. (Source: GoI), Follow Bihar Election Results 2020 LIVE Updates here, Follow Bihar Election Results 2020 Political Reactions Live updates here, Congress the weakest link, pulling MGB down, losing most fights against BJP, Defying exit polls, BJP-JD(U) set to return, Chirag cuts their votes, Despite crowds, an absence: Why Tejashwi’s Caste-Plus remained his work in progress, RJD alliance falls just short, alleges miscount; EC says all in order, Will Nitish remain Bihar CM? Bihar assembly election result: RJD's Tej Pratap Yadav wins from Hasanpur seat. [2] Hence the constituencies were reduced from 330 in 1951 to 318 in 1957 elections. Updated: Nov 10, 2020, 21:01 PM IST. The counting of votes happened on 10 November 2020 and the … The Indian National Congress (INC) stormed into power. The 79-year-old’s grandfather Dr Anugrah Narayan Sinha was the first deputy CM of Bihar, and his father S N Sinha was the state’s 19th CM. Bateshwar Nath Pandey is the current Secretary of Bihar Legislative Assembly. They started their campaign by launching slogans around its election symbol, a pair of bullocks,” says former IPS officer and ex-Congress MP Nikhil Kumar. Polling for the state’s 330 Assembly seats took place on March 26, 1952, and the voter turnout was 42.6%. Tej Pratap Yadav claimed victory from Bihar's Hasanpur Assembly. Summary of results of the 1952 Bihar Legislative Assembly election; Political party Flag Seats Contested Won % of Seats Votes Vote % Indian National Congress: 322: 239: 72.42: 39,51,145: 41.38 Socialist Party: 266: 23: 6.97: 17,29,750: 18.11 Kisan Mazdoor Praja Party: 98: 1: 0.30: 2,68,416: 2.81 Jharkhand Party: 53: 32: 9.70: 7,65,272: 8.01 While the Congress was confident of a victory, within the party’s state unit there was a clash between its two stalwarts. The only challenge to the Congress came from the Socialist Party (SP), a Congress faction that broke away in the 1930s under the leadership of stalwarts such as Jayaprakash Narayan and Ram Manohar Lohia. Among the many challenges then, says Tiwari, was to get the women to vote. [1] The Assembly had a strength of 152 members. The Bihar Legislative Assembly, also known as the Bihar Vidhan Sabha, is the lower house of the bicameral legislature of the Indian state of Bihar. Bihar Election 2020 Voting Dates, Results: From NDA, the BJP is contesting on 110 seats and JDU is fighting on 115. “Women in Bihar those days didn’t write their surnames. People were unsure about campaigning, issues… The Congress party was hugely popular because of the freedom struggle. Among 243 seats 38are S.C and 2are S.T reserved seats. Tej Pratap Yadav claimed victory from Bihar's Hasanpur Assembly. It was reduced to 318 during the second General Elections. The Bihar Legislative Assembly came into existence in 1937. Embed. The Election Commission has made arrangements for a smooth counting process in Bihar.

Tej Pratap Yadav claimed victory from Bihar's Hasanpur Assembly. “Bihar’s literacy rate was abysmal (13.4%) and so, like in the rest of the country, the EC put up ballot boxes in different colours to help people identify their candidate. Last assembly elections were held in October–November 2015. The tenure of the Legislative Assembly is five years from the date appointed for its first sitting unless dissolved sooner. Highlights. After Rajendra Prasad moved on to assume the President’s office, the rift continued, with the party being divided into two factions. Edited By: Ananya Das. The election was held in three phases for a total of 243 seats:- the first for 71 seats on 28 October 2020, the second for 94 seats on 3 November 2020, and the third for the remaining 78 held on 7 November 2020. Vijay Kumar Chaudhary is the current Speaker of Bihar Legislative Assembly. While they were not the sole voice of the OBCs or Dalits, they had their support. LJP hopes solitary win vs JDU losses adds up, RJD’s social engineering tactics shows mixed results, NDA edges past Grand Alliance, 'Sushasan Babu' Nitish Kumar set for 4th term, At Mumbai’s Bihari Tekdi, Tejashwi’s job plank resonates but Modi’s face sells, Sena takes on ally, says Tejashwi let down by Cong in Bihar polls, Will stop divisive forces from returning to power, says AIMIM's Akhtar-ul Iman, https://images.indianexpress.com/2020/08/1x1.png, here to join our channel (@indianexpress), Whoever becomes Bihar chief minister, BJP's performance sets template for its expansion in states, Tejashwi Yadav set the pitch for an issue-based election, Courts must carefully assess which central bank policies are suitable for judicial review, 'Life itself is in danger': SC rejects plea challenging ban on firecrackers, Arnab Goswami's bail plea: We are on a path of destruction of personal liberty, says SC, OTT platforms under govt purview, Hansal Mehta calls it 'desperation for control of free speech', Aashram Chapter 2 review: More of the same, The memes people shared after Mumbai Indians beat Delhi Capitals to win fifth IPL trophy, 6-year-old Ahmedabad boy sets world record for being youngest computer programmer, Cream rises to the top: Mumbai Indians win IPL 2020 title, IPL 2020 Final: Slow bouncers the ace up MI’s sleeve, India's Covid-19 active cases fall below 5 lakh, half of country’s peak, Amazon takes down briefs, doormats with Hindu symbols after people threaten to boycott, Apple MacBook Air, MacBook Pro with M1: What has changed, IPL Final: Rohit talks, Stoinis rocks, Surya paves way as MI win 5th title, Apple M1 Mac chip: All your questions, answered, Why Apple making its own computer chips is a big deal, The day after Bihar results, five big takeaways for the BJP and NDA, GST compensation: how some states are borrowing, and which ones aren’t, Quixplained: Why counting of votes was slow in Bihar elections, Samsung brings The Sero, its rotating TV to India: Price, features, Stand by BJP leadership’s decision to continue Nitish Kumar as CM: Bhupendra Yadav, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Spaceship certified by NASA for Saturday launch, China vaccine trial halted in Brazil after serious adverse event, Australian men’s team to wear Indigenous jersey in T20Is against India.