Patna, November 8: The leading figures have truly shown a 360 degree turn with the Grand Alliance now in the lead and the possible chief ministerial candidate from BJP – Nand Kishire Dutt- himself trailing . The Rashtriya Janata Dal has moreover got reasons to celebrate as Lalu Prasad Yadav’s party is performing even better than Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal United. Probably this is why celebrations have broken out outside their party offices in Patna. However, there might be reason for Yadav to still be tensed as Lalu’s sons Tejaswi Yadav and Tej Pratap Yadav are still trailing in Mahua and Raghopur constituencies respectively. Also Read: Bihar Assembly Election Results 2015 Live Updates: BJP ahead on 15 seats, Grand Alliance 10
Latest figures of the Election Commission however indicate that JDU is in the lead with 66 leads in its kitty, with RJD right behind it, leading on 63 seats. BJP has third highest leads according to EC with 62 seats leading, and Congress is leading on a whopping and unexpected 12 seats. The LJP is leading on ten, RLSP on five, Dalit party HAM on five, JAP on two, CPI on one, BSP on 1 and others on six. The Samajwadi party seems annihilated with no mention of the party anywhere in the lead figures and trends. The defeat will be big blow for the party because they are fighting from all 243 seats in the elections. The current lead and trends according to NDTV reportage, are as represented in the table below.
|BJP+|| 101|| –|
|JDU+RJD+Cong|| 129|| –|
|Others|| 10|| –|
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) unfortunately trailing on all the seats in Seemanchal. The local channels of Bihar are showing trends that are apalling for the BJP. According to local channel reports, BJP has slid down to 81 seats and the Grand Alliance is ecstatic. JDU spokesperson Pawan Verma, says that early trends showing NDA in the lead, was merely a confusion and the current trends are accurate.