The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) managed to avoid a late scare in the Bihar contest as its main ally, the Nitish Kumar-led JD(U), won in at least four seats where the victory margin was less than 1,000 votes. As per the data on the Election Commission website, the thinnest margin between the winner and the runner-up was of 12 votes in Hilsa. The win, which is contested by the RJD, was handed to JD(U) candidate Krishnamurari Sharan, who got 61,848 votes to RJD candidate Atri Muni’s 61,836.
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Bihar election results: Five seats that could have tipped the scales
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