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Last Update: In a verdict that is bound to have a national impact, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD leader Lalu Prasad on Sunday trounced the BJP to win the bitterly fought Bihar assembly polls and deliver a major blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi who led his party’s challenge. By late evening, the RJD and JD-U had won 51 seats each and were leading in 29 and 20 respectively. The Congress had won 20 seats and was ahead in seven. The BJP was the winner in 35 constituencies and was leading in 18.

PartySeat
Grand Alliance (JDU, RJD, Cong)180
BJP+59
Others4

The much-maligned Lalu Prasad’s RJD is tipped to end up as the single biggest party with 80 seats followed closely by Nitish Kumar’s JD-U with 71 seats. The Congress would get 27 seats. The Bharatiya Janata Party’s three allies — the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), the Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) and the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) — could together bag only six seats while the saffron party won just 53 seats.

7: 15 PM Update: The ‘grand alliance’ of JD(U), RJD and Congress won majority to form the government in Bihar, bagging 126 of the 171 seats declared so far leaving behind NDA, which bagged just 41 seats. The trends on rest 72 seats show RJD is ahead on 28 seats, JD(U) on 17 and Congress 7. In NDA camp, BJP is ahead on 16 seats while its ally LJP is leading on two seats.

6: 35 PM Update: The Grand Secular Alliance in Bihar continued to surge ahead bagging 93 of the 122 seats declared so far leaving behind NDA with just 26. Grand Alliance partner RJD won the maximum 40 seats, followed close behind by JD(U) with 38 and Congress 15. The NDA bagged only 26 with BJP securing 22, RLSP of Union minister Upendra Kushwaha two, LJP one and HAM(S) of Jitan Ram Manjhi one. Two seats have been won by Independents and one by CPI-ML(L).

6: 20 PM Update: This is a rejection of BJP’s divisive agenda, says Capt Amarinder Singh, Congress.

5: 52 PM Update: We will extend our full support to the Govt for development in state, will play role of constructive opposition: Sushil Modi

5: 50 PM Update: Clear mandate in interest of state, we respect the verdict given by the people of Bihar, says Sushil Modi.

 

5: 30 PM Update: “PM did not fulfil any of promises he made to people, prices of pulses increased. People observed all this,” says Rabri Devi.

5: 00 PM Update: This election will be seen as a milestone among elections, says Nitish Kumar.

04: 55 PM Update: “There is a growing desire in the country for a strong opposition, it is also the requirement of a functioning democracy,” sayd Nitish Kumar.

 

04: 50 PM Update: Efforts were made to communalize the society, but people of Bihar defeated that attempt, says Lalu Yadav.

 

4: 45 PM Update: “BJP had its eyes on Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal. It wanted to move eastwards. Bihar stopped them in tracks,” says Lalu Yadav.

 

4: 38 PM Update: Lalu Prasad Yadav announced to visit Varanasi to check the development work of BJP. “Narendra Modi isn’t prime minster but a pracharak of RSS,” said Lalu Yadav.

04: 30 PM Update: People have given us a decisive mandate, will introspect in areas where we lost seats with a small margin, says Nitish Kumar.

04: 28 PM Update: We (Mahagathbandhan) will continue working together with a positive attitude. We would like to thank all the political leaders who congratulated us after the victory. We will try to meet the expectations of people, says Nitish Kumar. 

 

04: 20 PM Update: This is a huge victory which suggests people of Bihar have aspirations, we will match up with their expectations, says Nitish Kumar.

04: 18 PM Update: Nitish Kumar addresses press conference. “I congratulate people of Bihar, this is their victory, this is victory of Bihar’s ‘Swabhimaan’,” said Nitish Kumar.

 

04: 12 PM Update: I want to congratulate people in Bihar. Its a great victory for Hindu mind which is liberal, says Kapil Sibal.

04: 00 PM Update: Nitish Kumar will take oath as chief minister for the fifth time on 13 November.

03: 50 PM Update: “Keeping BJP government in Delhi equal to dividing nation into pieces,will initiate public movement against them as I committed earlier,” said Lalu Yadav.

03: 35 PM Update: “Nitish Kumar will continue as the CM, we both will together take Bihar on path of development,” says Lalu Prasad.

03: 32 PM Update: Lalu Prasad Yadav thanked people of Bihar after Grand Alliance achieved great victory in Bihar Assembly Elections 2015. “We both express our gratitude to people of Bihar for giving us such a great victory,” says Lalu Yadav.

 

 

 

03: 30 PM Update: RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav addresses a press conference in Patna

 

03: 20 PM Update: Nitish Kumar waves at his supporters outside his residence in Patna after victory of Grand Alliance in Bihar Assembly Elections.

 

02: 25 PM Update: The final results are now coming on the site of election commission of India. As per current outcome, RJD won 3 seats while the JDU registered victory on 2 seats. BJP also won one seats. Besides that, the Grand Alliance is leading on 168 seats while the BJP led NDA is ahead in 61 constituencies. 

02: 18 PM Update: Rejection of Narendra Modi and his arrogance, great victory for people of Bihar, says Anand Sharma, Congress.

02: 10 PM Update: According to election commission data, JDU won the two seats while the Grand Alliance has maintained its lead on 168 seats.

02: 00 PM Update: Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal wins first seat in the Bihar Assembly Elections 2015. The Grand Alliance has lead on 170 seats while the BJP led NDA is ahead in just 61 constituencies. 

 

01: 55 PM Update: As per latest data, the Grand Alliance is leading in 170 seats while the BJP led NDA is ahead in 62 constituencies. 

01: 52 PM Update: “Campaigning bandh kijiye, bhashan bandh kijiye aur kaam shuru kijiye,” says Rahul Gandhi to Narendra Modi.

01: 50 PM Update: “These are internal discussions,we can’t talk about these issues publicly,” Rahul Gandhi on whether Congress will be part of Bihar government.

01: 47 PM Update: The victory of Grand Alliance is clear message to Narendra Modi and BJP that communal politics can’t work for you now onwards, says Rahul Gandhi. “I want Mr.Modi to tone down his arrogance, it will be good for him and for the nation as well,” he added.

 

01: 45 PM Update: Rahul Gandhi addresses press conference on Bihar Results and victory of Grand Alliance. 

01: 40 PM Update: Celebration is in full swing at offices of RJD, JDU and Congress in Bihar and Delhi after Bihar Assembly Election Results 2015 showed the Grand Alliance leading on 166 seats. The rival faction, NDA could make its lead in just 69 constituencies.   

01: 35 PM Update: 

Bihar
Result Status

Status Known For 240 out of 243 Constituencies

Party

Won

Leading

Total

Bahujan Samaj Party

0

1

1

Bharatiya Janata Party

0

59

59

Indian National Congress

0

21

21

Janata Dal (United)

0

72

72

Lok Jan Shakti Party

0

1

1

Rashtriya Janata Dal

0

75

75

Rashtriya Lok Samta Party

0

2

2

Communist Party of India (M)

0

2

2

Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular)

0

3

3

Independent

0

4

4

Total

0

240

240

01: 30 PM Update: As per latest reports, the Grand Alliance is leading on 162 seats while the BJP led NDA is ahead in 73 constituencies.

PartyLeading Win
Grand Alliance (JDU, RJD, Cong)162
BJP+73
Others8

01: 15 PM Update: “BJP loses,India wins,BJP loses,India is saved. In Bihar, BJP has come third, in West Bengal they will come fourth,” Derek O Brien, TMC. Meanwhile, BJP cancelled order of sweets and crackers.

01: 05 PM Update: Amit Shah and Chirag Paswan congratulated Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav for victory in Bihar elections. uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav also congratulated Nitish Kumar. As per current trends, Grand Alliance is leading on 163 seats while the BJP led NDA is ahead in 73 constituencies.

12: 49 PM Update: BJP’s Nand Kishore Yadav is now leading by over 5000 votes from Patna Sahib constituency

 

12: 45 PM Update: As per Election Commission data, Lalu Prasad Yadav’s RJD seems to emerge as largest party with lead on 75 seats while Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal United is ahead in 72 constituencies. The Congress is leading on 16 seats. The Grand Alliance together is leading on 163 seats. The BJP led NDA is ahead in just 66 constituencies.

12: 36 PM Update: As per latest outcome, the Grand Alliance secured its lead on 158 seats while the BJP led NDA could maintain lead in just 74 constituencies.

12: 35 PM Update: “No PM had ever campaigned so intensely and aggressively, its a rebuke to the narendra Modi’s style of speaking and issues,” said P Chidambaram on Bihar Results.

12: 30 PM Update: “Victory of unity over divisiveness. Humility over arrogance. Love over hate. A victory of the people of Bihar,” said Rahul Gandhi.

12: 20 PM Update: As per latest numbers, the Grand Alliance maintained lead in 156 seats while the BJP led NDA is ahead in just 76 constituencies. 

12: 15 PM Update: Bihar Nitish Kumar also thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his greets on Bihar’s victory.

 

 

12: 05 PM Update: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Nitish Kumar for Grand Alliance’s victory in Bihar Assembly Elections 2015. Modi called Nitish Kumar and congratulated him.

 

12:00 PM Update: “This election was projected as a political war between Narendra Modi and Nitish Kumar. Nitish Kumar has won in this battle,” said Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah. As per current numbers, the Grand Alliance is leading in 156 seats while the BJP+ is ahead in 76 constituencies.

11: 52 AM Update: BJP General Secretary P Murlidhar Rao held RK Singh and Shatrughan Sinha for BJP’s defeat in Bihar Assembly Election Results 2015. “They have betrayed us, action should be taken against them,” said Rao. As per current numbers, the Grand Alliance is leading in 152 seats while the BJP+ is ahead in 80 constituencies.

11: 40 AM Update: The Grand Alliance is still leading in 151 seats while the BJP led NDA could lead in just 80 constituencies. lalu Prasad Yadav’s RJD seems winning more seats than Nitish Kumar’s JDU. 

11: 30 AM Update: “Congratulations Nitishji, Laluji & your full team. And all my Bihar brothers & sisters. Victory of tolerance, defeat of intolerance,” tweeted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

 

11: 25 AM Update: The Grand Alliance is going to register landslide victory in Bihar with lead in 145 seats while the BJP+ is ahead in just 88 constituencies, as per TV reports.  

 

11: 15 AM Update: Shiv Sena congratulated Nitish Kumar for victory in Bihar Assembly Election Results 2015.

 

 

11: 10 AM Update: The Grand Alliance continued to lead in 134 seats while the BJP led NDA is ahead in just 98 constituencies. Celebration has begun outside CM Nitish Kumar’s residence in Patna after trends show Mahagatbandhan leading. 

 

11: 05 AM Update: The Grand Alliance maintained lead in 136 seats while the BJP+ is ahead in 95 constituencies.

10: 56 AM Update: The Grand Alliance seems getting clear majority leading in 132 seats while the BJP led NDA could lead in just 93 seats. BJP leader and Union Minister Prakash Javdekar said a TV channel, ” We respect people’s mandate.”

10: 51 AM Update: The JDU is leading in 67 seats, RJD 68 and Congress 14 seats. The BJP is leading in 65 seats while the LJP is ahead in 9 seats.

 

 

10: 48 AM Update: The Grand Alliance is heading towards clear majority with lead in 132 seats while the BJP+ reduced to double number with lead in just 98 constituencies.  

PartyLeading Win
Grand Alliance (JDU, RJD, Cong)132
BJP+98
Others11

10: 45 AM Update: BJP’s Nand Kishore Yadav is trailing by over 2000 votes from Patna Sahib constituency. Yadav’s name was doing round for chief ministerial post if BJP would form government.

10: 42 AM Update: “We will respect whatever is the mandate of the people, it is a close finish,” said Ram Madhav of BJP after trends started showing Grand Alliance leading.

10: 38 AM Update: According to local channels, the Grand Alliance is expected to win 145 seats while the BJP+ could lead in just 83 constituencies.

10: 35 AM Update: As the current trends started showing Grand Alliance leading, celebration has begun outside RJD Office in Patna. The Grand Alliance is leading in 125 seats while the BJP+ is ahead in 103 constituencies.

10: 32 AM Update: All Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM candidates are trailing while Lalu Prasad Yadav’s sons are leading in their seats.

10: 30 AM Update: However early trends showed BJP+ leading, the current trends favoured the Grand Alliance. The JDU, RJD and Congress combine is leading in 128 seats while the BJP+ is ahead in 99 seats.

10: 20 AM Update: JD(U), RJD, Congress inch closer to magic figure with leads on 121 seats; BJP+ leads on 100 seats.

10: 15 AM Update: Grand Alliance moves ahead of NDA first time in trends with lead on 115 seats as BJP-led NDA leads on 105 seats.

10: 11 AM Update: After early projections going in favour of BJP-led NDA combine it is going to be close fight between the Grand Alliance as RJD workers begin celebration outside party office in Patna.

10: 09 AM Update: “I congratulate people of Bihar, I think we will get close to 150 seats,” said Sharad Yadav, JDU on trends showing Grand Alliance leading.

10: 07 AM Update: MIM candidate Ghulam Sarvar is leading from Baisi constituency. The Bihar may witness hung assembly. The BJP+ is leading in 110 while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 103 seats.

10: 00 AM Update: The BJP+ is leading in 115 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 95 constituencies. Others are leading in 6 seats.

9: 56 AM Update: Amit Shah calls BJP Parliamentary board meeting at 12 noon tomorrow. Meanwhile, celebrations have broken out at RJD offices in Patna.

9: 55 AM Update: As per TV reports, BJP+ is leading in 111 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 82 constituencies.  

9: 47 AM Update: According to EC data, Grand Alliance is leading in 119 seats while the NDA is ahead in 76. On contrary, TV reports show that the BJP+ is leading in 109 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 81 seats.

9: 45 AM Update: As per current trends, the BJP+ secured lead in 104 seats while the Grand Alliance is leading in 71 constituencies.

9: 41 AM Update: The BJP+ is coming nearer to the majority number. The BJP led NDA is leading in 104 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 67 constituencies.

9: 38 AM Update: According to latest EC data, the Grand Alliance is leading in 101 seats while the BJP+ is ahead in just 70 constituencies. 

9: 33 AM Update: The BJP+ is leading in 98 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 65 constituencies. Meanwhile, Narendra Modi visited L K Advani’s residence and wished him on his birthday.

9: 32 AM Update: The BJP+ maintained lead in 92 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 64 constituencies.  

9: 29 AM Update: Jitan Ram Manjhi is trailing in Makhdumpur seat by 278 votes after first round of counting.

9: 28 AM Update: As per early trends, BJP+ is leading in 90 seats. However the gap between BJP+ and Grand Alliance has reduced but still the secular alliance is ahead in just 58 constituencies.

9: 24 AM Update: RJD candidate Md Faraz Fatmi is leading from Keoti. Jitan Ram Manjhi is leading from both the seats he is contesting. The BJP+ is leading in 89 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 58 constituencies.

9: 21 AM Update: The BJP+ is leading in 88 seats while the Grand Alliance could lead in just 55 constituencies. The grand Alliance is trailing on 30 seats.

9: 19 AM Update: Congress candidate Awadesh Kumar Singh is leading from Wazirgaunj. The BJP+ maintained lead in 85 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in just 55 constituencies.

9: 16 AM Update: As per early trends, the BJP+ takes lead with 84 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 51 constituencies. Tejaswi Yadav is trailing from Raghopur.

9: 15 AM Update: The BJP led NDA is likely to get 145 to 149 seats if trends continue to favour the alliance. As per early trends, the BJP+ is leading in 82 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 51 constituencies.

9: 12 AM Update: RJD Chief Lalu Yadav’s son Tej Pratap Yadav leading in Mahua. The BJP+ is leading in 80 seats while the JDU+RJD+Congress combine is leading in 48 constituencies.

9: 10 AM Update: The BJP+ maintained lead in 78 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 47 constituencies. Celebrations began outside BJP Office in Patna after early trends show NDA leading.

9: 07 AM Update: The BJP+ is likely to get 145 seats. As per early trends, the BJP+ secured lead in 76 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 41 constituencies. 

9: 06 AM Update: After the first round of counting, BJP led NDA is leading in 72 seats while the Grand Alliance is head in 37 constituencies. AIMIM is also leading in one seat.

9: 04 AM Update: Jitan Ram Manjhi is leading in Imamganj by 500 votes after the first round of counting. The BJP+ is leading in 71 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 35 constituencies.

9: 02 AM Update: Modi magic seems working for the BJP in Bihar elections as the early trends show the saffron party leading. The BJP + is leading in 65 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 34 constituencies.

9: 00 AM Update: Celebration has already begun outside BJP office in Bihar. The BJP led NDA is leading in 61 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 34 constituencies.

8: 58 AM Update: The current trends showing the BJP+ is way ahead of Grand Alliance. The BJP + is leading in 58 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 31 constituencies.

8: 55 AM Update: The BJP+ is getting momentum in early trends. The BJP+ is leading in 55 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in just 25 seats. The Grand Alliance is trailing from 21 constituencies.

8: 51 AM Update: The BJP + is leading in 43 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 23 constituencies. Congress is leading in 2 seats. 

8: 48 AM Update: Bihar Minister Shyam Rajak is leading from Phulwari Sharif and BJP’s Nand Kishore Yadav is leading from Patna Sahib.

8: 48 AM Update: As per early trends, the BJP+ is leading in 32 seats while the JDU,RJD and Congress combine is ahead in 16 constituencies.

8: 45 AM Update: The first round of voting is under-way. BJP is leading in 22 seats, Jitan Ram Manjhi’s HAM in 3 seats and LJP in 1 constituency. The BJP+ is ahead in 26 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 12 constituencies.

8: 43 AM Update: The BJP led NDA seems ahead of Grand Alliance as per early trends. BJP leads in 19 seats while the JDU led Grand Alliance is ahead in 11 constituencies.

8: 40 AM Update: According to first figures coming in from Election Commission in Patna, Nitish Kumar’s Janatal Dal (United) is leading in 5 seats. The BJP maintained lead in 15 constituencies. 

8: 38 AM Update: Congress candidates Sadanand Singh is leading in Kahalgaon constituencies. As per early trends, BJP secured lead on 15 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 10 constituencies.

8: 35 AM Update: Counting is under-way at 39 centres. The early trends seems favouring BJP led NDA. The BJP+ is leading on 15 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 10 constituencies.

8: 31 AM Update: Contradictory to Exit Poll Results, BJP led NDA is leading on 15 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 8 constituencies. BJP’s Prem Kumar is leading from Gaya Town. 

8: 28 AM Update: Lalu Prasad Yadav’s son Tejaswi Pratap Yadav is leading in Raghopur constituency. The BJP still ahead of Grand Alliance with a lead on 10 seats.

8: 25 AM Update: Hindutani Awami Morcha leader Jitan Ram Manjhi is leading from Makhdumpur. BJP is ahead in 9 constituencies while the Grand Alliance is leading on 6 seats.

8: 22 AM Update: The counting is under-way and early trends seems favouring BJP. The BJP and its allies parties is leading on 7 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 4 constituencies.

8: 19 AM Update: As per early trends, BJP is leading on 4 seats while the Grand Alliance of Nitish and Lalu is ahead in 2 constituencies.  

8: 15 AM Update: As per early trends, BJP is leading on 3 seats. BJP candidate Arjit Saswat is leading in Bhagalpur.

8: 13 AM Update: Counting is under-way. As per early trends, BJP is leading on 2 seats while the RJD is ahead on one seat.

8: 10 AM Update: The counting of votes is under-way. The Election Commission will first count the postal ballots before opening EVMs.

8: 05 AM Update: The counting of votes for Bihar Assembly Election Results 2015 has begun at 39 centres across the state. Early trend will come out in few minutes. Most of the exit poll results predicted victory for Grand Alliance.

8: 02 AM Update: “Big day, fight between two ‘D’s today- Development and second D-desperation for existence,” said Sambit Patra of BJP.

8: 00 AM Update: Counting begins at 39 counting centres across Bihar. Nitish Kumar told media persons, let’s face the real verdict.