Bihar Election Results 2020 LIVE: NDA, Grand Alliance locked in close fight, JD(U)-BJP combine extends lead
Rohit Kumar, Editor: The RJD-led Mahagathbandhan and the BJP-JD(U) combine seem to be heading towards a neck-and-neck battle as per initial trends from the counting of votes across 243 assembly seats in Bihar. Most exit polls have predicted a landslide for the Tejashwi Yadab-led Mahagathbandhan.
The state has 243 assembly seats, out of which the most closely watched one will be Raghopur from where Tejashwi Yadav is seeking re-election. Most of the exit polls have predicted that the Tejwashwi might take over the reigns of the state from Nitish Kumar’s hands.
10:24 am: Tej Pratap Yadav is now trailing from Hasanpur constituency. Raj Kumar Ray is leading from the crucial seat.
10:19 am: Latest Trends: NDA – 125, Mahagathbandhan – 109, Others – 09
10:13 am: Latest Trends: NDA – 120, Mahagathbandhan – 114, Others – 09
10:11 am: LJP leading on eight seats. Chirag Paswan could emerge as the kingmaker if no party gets a clear majority.
10:05 am: Road Construction Minister Nand Kishor Yadav is trailing from Patna Sahib seat. He is facing challenge from Congress candidate Praveen Kushwaha.
10:01 am: BJP leader Shreyasi Singh is leading from the Jamui assembly seat. She is a national shooter and the daughter of former Union minister Digvijay Singh.
10:00 am: Latest Trends
09:55 am: Trends change upside down as BJP-JD(U) is now ahead on 119 seats while the Mahagathbandhan is leading on 114 seats.
09:50 am: State minister Nand Kishore Yadav trailing Congress’s Praveen Singh in Patna Sahib.
09:40 am: RJD’s Bahubali candidate Anant Singh leading in Mokama, Ritlal Rai trailing in Danapur.
09:36 am: As per the latest trends, the RJD-Congress combine has lost the early lead it got in the initial trends. Meanwhile, the BJP has managed to take its tally close to RJD’s.
09:30 am: Latest Trends: NDA – 109, MGB – 125, Others – 05
09:26 am: Maskoor Usmani from Congress is trailing from Jale seat while Pappu Yadav is trailing from Madhepura. JD(U)’s Jai Kumar Singh is trailing from Dinara.
09:19 am: ‘Bolo dil se, Nitish phir se,’ tweets HAM’s Jitan Ram Manjhi amid counting in Bihar.