According to reports, results might be delayed a bit this time as the number of polling stations were raised from 72,723 earlier to 1,06,515, an increase of 46.5 per cent, to ensure adherence to social distancing measures in view of the pandemic.
Bihar Assembly election Results 2020: Counting of votes polled in Bihar Assembly elections began at 8 am on Tuesday at 55 counting centres across 38 districts of the state.
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.
Bihar Elections Results 2020: With the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leading on 127 seats in Bihar, as per the Election Commission (EC) trends till 4.30 pm, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters and workers have started celebrating at their party office in Patna.
According to Axis My India Exit poll, Mahagathbandhan is expected to win 139-161 seats, whereas Nitish Kumar-led NDA will get restricted to 69-91 setas. LJP is projected to win 3-5 seats, while AIMIM and RLSP may win 6-8 seats.
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.
In his four-page letter written in Hindi, PM Modi said he needs Nitish Kumar's government in Bihar to ensure all-round development of the state.
Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar on Thursday announced that Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 will be his last polls.
The chief minister said that that his government had worked for an environment of peace love and brotherhood and said that society will move forward only when everybody lived in peace and harmony.
The second phase election was held in 94 assembly seats across 17 districts of the state. The by-poll for seats in 10 states is being held along with assembly polls in Bihar. The results will be declared on November 10.