Legendary leaders like PM Modi, JP Nadda, Amit Shah arrive to participate in the celebration of 'Bihar Vijay'
The BJP and the JD(U) of NDA have agreed to contest on 121 and 122 seats respectively JD(U) has given seats to the Hindustani Awaam Morcha of Jitin Ram Manjhi from its quota of 122 seats, while the BJP gave 11 seats to the Vikassheel Insaan Party The LJP has decided not to contest the Bihar Assembly elections under Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as the leader of the NDA
The seat-sharing for "Mahagathbandhan" has been finalised ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections, sources said on Friday. As per the deal, Congress will be contesting nearly 70 seats whereas the Left parties will field candidates on around 30 seats. Lalu Yadav’s RJD will give 70 seats to Congress but will not let them have a seat of their choice. Senior NDA leaders also held a meeting in Patna on Thursday regarding the finalisation of seats for the Assembly polls and are likely to announce the seat-sharing formula before October 4 in Delhi. The first phase of the nomination has already begun in Bihar for 71 seats and the Election Commission of India is busy in the preparation of state election monitoring all poll-related matters with officials.
The RJD, which had emerged as the single largest party in the last elections with 81 seats, is finding it tough to convince its recalcitrant partners of its pre-eminence in the grand alliance Prasad's son and heir apparent Tejashwi Yadav has already been declared the RJD's chief ministerial candidate, something that has not gone down well with some alliance partners The Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) of former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has already deserted the coalition and returned to the ruling NDA
Lok Sabha election results on Thursday will give India a new government. As per trends at 9:40 am, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance is leading in 306 Lok Sabha seats, the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance is ahead in 109 and others in 90 constituencies. Lok Sabha election saw the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance and the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance taking on each other in many states.