NDA Crosses Majority Mark to Win Bihar, Nitish to Return as CM
Catch all the live updates on the Bihar Assembly election results here.
The JD(U)-led NDA on Tuesday, 10 November, returned to power after winning more than 122 seats, securing a fourth term for Nitish Kumar as the chief minister of the state.
Meanwhile, Chirag Paswan’s LJP has finally managed to secure one seat in the state.
Earlier, PM Modi and Amit Shah thanked people of Bihar for ‘choosing development, progress’ , even as counting of votes was underway in over 50 seats
- RJD has cast aspersions on the Election Commission officials’ conduct
The Election Commission has said that final results cannot be ascertained until late evening
- For the first time in the history of Bihar, the BJP is emerging as the single-largest party
- RJD’s CM candidate Tejashwi Yadav is leading from Raghopur
- Tej Pratap is leading from Hasanpur constituency
- Former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi is trailing from Imamganj seat
Bihar Election Result LIVE: Counting Stations Increased for Social Distancing
In order to maintain social distance amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of counting stations have been increased, reported Hindustan Times (HT).
Bihar’s Chief Election Commissioner HR Srinivasa, on Monday, 9 November, according to ANI, said:
“This year we have 55 counting stations compared to the usual number of 38, which corresponds to the number of districts, in the state. This has been done to increase social distancing.”
According to HT, the poll panel has announced that 55 counting centres, housing 414 halls, spanning all 38 districts of the state have been set up.
In East Champaran (which has 12 Assembly constituencies), Gaya (10 constituencies), Siwan (eight constituencies) and Begusarai (seven constituencies) as many as three counting centres have been set up, reported HT.
Security arrangement, according to HT, has also been amped, with 59 companies of paramilitary forces being deployed to maintain law and order.
“The Election Commission gave 19 companies of paramilitary forces to guard strongrooms. They are the innermost core of counting centres’ security.”HR Srinivasa, according to ANI
Counting Begins in Bihar Assembly Elections
The counting of votes in Bihar Assembly elections has begun, with the Nitish Kumar-led NDA facing competition from the Tejashwi Yadav-led Mahagathbandhan.
NDA Takes Lead In 7 Of 16 Seats
The NDA – BJP and JD(U) – are leading seven of 16 seats, show early trends.
14 Leads Each For NDA & MGB
Of the 28 seats that show early trends, JD(U)-led NDA and RJD-led Mahagatbandhan are leading in 14 seats each, reported News18.
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09:51 PM, 09 NovBihar Election Result LIVE: Counting Stations Increased for Social Distancing
08:01 AM, 10 NovCounting Begins in Bihar Assembly Elections
08:19 AM, 10 NovNDA Takes Lead In 7 Of 16 Seats
08:28 AM, 10 NovRJD Emerging Single Largest Party: Early Trends
08:47 AM, 10 Nov122 Seats Needed to Win Bihar
08:55 AM, 10 NovBJP Leading In Darbhanga
08:56 AM, 10 NovBJP Emerging Largest Within NDA
08:59 AM, 10 NovNDA, MGB Leading In 74 Seats Each
09:06 AM, 10 NovRJD Hits 50-Mark In Early Leads
09:12 AM, 10 NovNDA Leading In 87 Seats, JD(U) In 37
09:18 AM, 10 NovBJP Leading In 8 Seats: Election Commission Trends
09:33 AM, 10 NovLJP Leading In 4 Seats As Per Early Trends
09:41 AM, 10 NovRJD's Tej Pratap Leading In Hasanpur
10:01 AM, 10 NovNDA Leading 41 Seats, MGB In 34: Election Commission
10:05 AM, 10 NovJitan Ram Manjhi Trailing From Imamganj Seat
11:13 AM, 10 NovBihar Results: NDA Consolidates Lead
11:23 AM, 10 NovTej Pratap Leads From Hasanpur Again
11:44 AM, 10 NovNDA Crosses Halfway Mark, Leads In 125 Seats
11:59 AM, 10 NovTejashvi Yadav, Tej Pratap Lead
12:01 PM, 10 NovBihar Results: NDA Races Ahead, BJP Emerging Single-Largest Party
12:21 PM, 10 NovKey Candidates Leading & Trailing In Bihar
12:30 PM, 10 NovCounting Of Votes Slower Than Usual In Bihar
12:35 PM, 10 NovBJP, JD(U) Begin Celebrations
01:06 PM, 10 NovBihar Results: NDA Surges Ahead As Of 1 pm
01:25 PM, 10 NovOver 3 Crore Votes Left to Be Counted: Bihar CEO
06:08 PM, 10 NovTrends at 6
06:24 PM, 10 NovEC Declares Result for 15 Constituencies
07:41 PM, 10 NovTej Pratap Yadav Wins Hasanpur
08:09 PM, 10 NovJitan Ram Manjhi of HAM (Secular) Wins Imamganj
08:31 PM, 10 NovChandrika Roy Loses Parsa
09:08 PM, 10 NovTrends at 9 pm
09:45 PM, 10 NovECI Congratulated Mahagathbandhan Candidates on Winning, But Gave No Certificates: RJD
03:01 AM, 10 NovNDA Crosses Majority Mark and Wins the Election