NDA gets absolute majority in Bihar Assembly Elections

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) got the absolute majority in the Bihar Assembly elections in a close fight with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)-led mahagathbandhan.

NDA comprising of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Janata Dal (United) JD(U), Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) won 125 seats in the 243-member assembly.

BJP won 74 seats , JD(U) won 43 seats, VIP and HAM won 4 seats each.

With this win, Nitish Kumar has got a clear mandate to form the government in the state.

Meanwhile, RJD lead mahagathbandhan, won 110 assembly seats.

RJD won 75 seats, Congress won 19 seats and Left won 16 seats.

Chirag Paswan’s Lok Jan Shakti Party won on 1 seat.

All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen won on 5 seats.

Bahujan Samaj Party and an Independent won 1 seat each.

Out of nearly 7.3 crore voters, 57.09 per cent (nearly 4.16 crore voters) had cast votes in the polls.