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Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: An Analysis.

  title={Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: An Analysis.},
  author={Mudit Kapoor and Shamika Ravi},
  journal={arXiv: General Economics},
We analyse the Bihar assembly elections of 2020, and find that poverty was the key driving factor, over and above female voters as determinants. The results show that the poor were more likely to support the NDA. The relevance of this result for an election held in the midst of a pandemic, is very crucial, given that the poor were the hardest hit. Secondly, in contrast to conventional commentary, the empirical results show that the AIMIM-factor and the LJP-factor hurt the NDA while benefitting… 

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