Pulling back the years, the Left parties, which fared poorly in the 2015 elections, is leading in nearly 20 seats in Bihar after the first round of voting on Tuesday. Of the 29 constituencies handed to the Left parties in the state elections this year, the CPI (M-L) contested on 19 seats, and the CPI and CPM on six and four seats respectively.As per the latest trends, the Left parties — CPI, CPI(M) and CPI(ML) — which are fighting the elections in alliance with RJD and Congress, are leading in Agiaon, Arrah, Arwal, Balrampur, Bibhutipur, Darauli, Daraundha, Dumraon, Ghosi, Karakat, Manjhi, Matihani, Paliganj, Tarari, Warisnagar, Ziradei, Bachhwara, and Bakhri seats.
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Bihar election results 2020: Left parties look to gain big, leading in nearly 20 seats
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