Bihar polls

Chirag said that the voters in Bihar have expressed their faith in PM Modi and it is necessary that BJP gets stronger in Bihar in order to usher in development in the state.

While reacting over a question on Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), chief Chirag Paswan, the BJP leader said, "He is not part of our alliance in the state. I don't want to say anything about it."

Elated over BJP's performance in Bihar Assembly elections and bypolls in various states, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said the poll results have reiterated that "Modi hai to mumkin hai", and the party has given hints of its performance in the future elections. Yogi Adityanath was speaking to reporters at the UP BJP office.

According to trends from the Election Commission at 6 pm, Mahagathbandhan is leading on 113 seats.The trends show that BJP and RJD are in a close tussle to emerge as the single largest party in the assembly.

The BJP looks like emerging as the single-largest party in Bihar polls. As per the EC trends for all 243 seats till 4.15 pm, the NDA is leading on 127 seats -- the BJP 77, JD(U) 42, Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) 5, Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) 3.

In the initial few hours, the see-saw battle suggested that the poll battle was heading for a photo finish. Tejashwi Yadav-led grand alliance made a quick sprint taking early gains, however as the counting progressed it showed Nitish-led NDA surging ahead in the marathon.

Tejashwi Yadav has been sending out messages of restraint and simplicity since Saturday, in what his party Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) explains is an attempt to establish a new culture and break from its "rowdy" past.

TimesNow-CVoter exit polls on Saturday predicted a hung house in Bihar Assembly elections 2020. It predicted 116 seats for NDA while Mahagathbandhan is projected to garner 120 seats. Chirag Paswan’s LJP is projected to get only 1 seat.

Polling was held for 71 and 94 constituencies in the first and second phases on October 28 and November 3 respectively. The counting of votes will take place on November 10.

The model booth in Saharsa has stocked up all the amenities like portable drinking water, shed and waiting area for the voters and creche for kids.