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Bihar Assembly polls | Tejashwi Yadav wins Raghopur by over 38,000 votes

Tejashwi Yadav. File

Tejashwi Yadav. File

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav won his Raghopur seat by a margin of over 38,000 votes in the result announced late Tuesday night. According to the Election Commission, Tejashwi Yadav defeated Bharatiya Janata Party’s Satish Kumar by a margin of 38,174 votes.

Tejashwi Yadav, who was also the Mahagathbandhan’s Chief Ministerial candidate, had won the Raghopur seat, a pocketborough of the RJD, on his poll debut in 2015 too when the victory margin was 22,733 votes.

LJP candidate Rakesh Raushan bagged nearly 25,000 votes in the seat.

Tejashwi’ Yadavs elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav also won from Hasanpur seat by over 21,000 votes.

Raghopur has been represented by Tejashwi’s parents Lalu Prasad and Rabri Devi, both former Chief Ministers, in the past.


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