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As uncertainty looms around the post of the Bihar Deputy Chief Minister, Tarkishore Prasad has been elected as a leader of the BJP Legislative Party.

Nitish Kumar has already served as the Chief Minister for three terms. This will be his fourth term. This came after the leaders of NDA met in Patna to deliberate on the Bihar Elections results.

This comes as the constituents of the NDA, which secured a majority in the recently concluded Bihar Assembly Elections.

"If Nitish has a little bit of morality left, then he should respect the mandate by the public and vacate the post. We are in the public's heart, even though they have the power," Tejashwi said.

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."

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RJD secured 23.1 per cent vote share, the highest in this polls, followed BJP with 19.5 per cent. JDU and Congress got vote share of 15.4 per cent and 9.5 per cent respectively.

According to trends from the Election Commission at 8.30 pm, the ruling NDA is leading on 126 seats and Mahagathbandhan on 110 seats in the 243 member assembly. The trends show that there BJP is one seat ahead of RJD in the race to emerge as the single largest party.

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.