The NDA scraped past the RJD-led Mahagathbandhan or Grand Alliance in a nail-biting contest to retain power in the Bihar assembly elections . The see-saw battle came to an end late last night after the ruling coalition clinched 125 seats in the 243-member State Assembly against the 110 secured by the Grand Alliance.Pulled down by the dismal showing of the Congress, the strong performance of AIMIM in Seemanchal, and the less-than-expected tally of RJD, the Mahagathbandhan refused to accept the results. It accused the returning officers of falling under pressure from the ruling alliance, but the Election Commission refuted the allegation.Results of the Bihar election—the biggest political exercise amid the coronavirus pandemic— were delayed due to the Covid-related restrictions.
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Bihar Election Results 2020: Nitish retains power riding on BJP’s back; Tejashwi’s RJD emerges as si
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