Patna: The results of Bihar assembly elections are coming today. It is going to be known who will be the CM of Bihar. The counting of votes for all the 243 assembly constituencies has begun from 8 am today. First, the postal ballot is being counted and the initial trends are showing a tough competition between the NDA and the Grand Alliance. After an hour of counting, the Grand Alliance is being seen moving forward. In the initial one hour, 196 seats have been trending. The NDA is said to have an edge over 79 and the Grand Alliance candidates have gone ahead in 112 seats.
LJP has got an edge over 2 and others in one seat. This time, the Grand Alliance has an edge over most of the seats in Tihut, Magadha, Purya, Munger, however, the election commission termed the trend of only one seat in the initial one hour in which the BJP is moving forward. In addition, some channels, based on information received from their sources, have said that both the alliances have an equal challenge. Pappu Yadav from Madhepura is lagging behind and Leshi Singh is running ahead of Dhamadha. Madan Mohan Tiwari of Betia's Congress has an edge and Pramod Kumar of BJP is ahead of Motihari. In addition, BJP's Nitish Mishra has an edge over Jhanjharpur and Vinod Narayan Jha of BJP is moving ahead of Benipati.
On the other hand, Pusham Priya is lagging behind and the Grand Alliance has gone ahead in the postal ballot count in Nirmali, Pipra, Supaul, Triveniganj and Chatapur assembly. JD(U) candidate and former minister Damodar Rawat from Jamui's assembly constituency is ahead of his nearest rival Rajendra Yadav by 831 votes. This time the number of the postal ballots is high. More than 80 years of voters were given the option of postal ballot due to the corona epidemic.