With 125 Seats, NDA Crosses Majority Mark In Bihar Assembly Polls; BJP Wins 74 Seats
With 125 Seats, NDA Crosses Majority Mark In Bihar Assembly Polls; BJP Wins 74 SeatsPM Modi and CM of Bihar Nitish Kumar (AP Dube/Hindustan Times)

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has crossed the majority mark in Bihar with the Bharatiya Janata Party bagging 74 seats and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar led Janata Dal-United (JDU) securing 43 seats in the recently elections for 243 state Assembly seats.

The Election Commission of India (ECI) announced the results of the elections in the early hours of Wednesday (11 November) with the BJP winning in 74 of 110 seats it contested in while JDU bagged 43 of 115 seats it fought.

The NDA won 125 seats in the Bihar election, three more than the 122 seats required for majority.

Other NDA allies, Hindustan Awami Morcha (HAM) and Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) got four seats each in the polls held in three phases.

Meanwhile, the opposition Mahagathbandhan comprising of Tejashwi Yadav-led Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Congress and Communist parties could secure only 110 seats at the end of counting, 12 short of the majority mark.

RJD secured 75 seats while its allies Congress and Communist parties got 19 and 12 seats respectively.

An Appeal...

Dear Reader,

As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.

Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.

We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.

Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.

Become A Patron
Become A Subscriber