The elections started on 28th of October in Bihar and continued till the 7th of November in 3 phases across the 243 membered legislative state due to the widespread pandemic.
Counting began at 8 in the morning in all the 55 centres across the 38 state districts. The centres have increased in number accounting to the prevailing pandemic situation to contain the spread of the virus. It might lead to a delay in the counting.
Today will decide the future of the state as the counting proceeds in the state. Will there be a comeback for Lalu Prasad’s son Tejashwi Yadav led Magathbandhan or will Nitish Kumar continue the term for another 5 years with people’s support?
MGB: Rashtriya Janta Dal, Congress and Left parties
NDA: Janta Dal (U) and BJP
1.00 PM Trend Update: The NDA continues to lead the opposition by a huge margin, but the opposition hasn’t lost faith as the counting could proceed to 35 rounds. NDA continues to stay above the majority mark with 125 seats. BJP continues to lead with 76 seats while RJD secured 65. JD(U) which had secured 71 seats in the 2015 elections has been left behind at 46 this year.
11.00 AM Trend Update: Until 9.45 the MGB alliance and the lefts were leading the polls as the NDA trailed behind by a few seats, and after an intense neck-to-neck run between the two alliance groups, NDA raced has past the opposition having secured the majority of 122 and might be on its way to retaining its reign in the state. 11% of votes have come into account.
5 PM Update :
The National Democratic Alliance is leading the state by acquiring 124 of the 243 seats while the MGB stand behind with 109. The AIMIM, BSP, LJP and other independent candidates have been leading on 4,2,1 and 3 seats respectively.