Bihar Legislative Assembly election, 1985

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Bihar legislative assembly election, 1985
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324 seats to the Bihar Legislative Assembly
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Bindeshwari Dubey
Party INC Lok Dal
Seats won 196 46
Popular vote 9,558,562 3,573,173
Percentage 39.30% 14.69%

Chief Minister before election

Chandrashekhar Singh
INC(I)

Elected Chief Minister

Bindeshwari Dubey
INC(I)

Bihar Legislative Assembly election, 1985 was held in 1985 to elect members to the Bihar Legislative Assembly.

Result[edit]

Party Party Flag Seats Contested Seats Won Popular Vote Percentage
Indian National Congress Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg 323 196 9,558,562 39.30%
Lok Dal No flag.svg 261 46 3,573,173 14.69%
Bharatiya Janata Party 234 16 1,833,275 7.54%
Janata Party No flag.svg 229 13 1,754,705 7.21%
Communist Party of India CPI-banner.svg 167 12 2,154,066 8.86%
Jharkhand Mukti Morcha No flag.svg 57 9 443,822 1.82%
Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPI-M-flag.svg 44 1 392,375 1.61%
Indian Congress (Socialist) No flag.svg 59 1 160,159 0.66%
Socialist Unity Centre of India SUCI flag.svg 1 1 17,890 0.07%
Independents No flag.svg 2804 29 4,349,057 17.88%
Total 4237 324 24,323,868

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