Patna, November 10
The ruling NDA crossed the half-way mark as early trends for 242 seats of the 243-member Bihar Assembly have become available.
The NDA is leading on 124 seats – BJP (70), JDU (48), and the VIP in six seats – while the Grand Alliance is ahead 101 on seats, as per the trends available on the Election Commission website.
The RJD is ahead on 64 seats, the Congress on 21, the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (Liberation) on 13 and the CPI(M) on three seats.
As per the early trends, RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav has secured a lead of nearly 150 votes over JD(U)’s Raj Kumar Ray in Hasanpur seat.
The LJP is leading on four seats, the AIMIM on two seats and the BSP on one seat. —with PTI