While RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav claimed on Thursday that rejected postal ballots might have made the difference between victory and defeat for the Mahagathbandhan, Election Commission records show that in only one Assembly constituency in Bihar, Hilsa, the winning margin was less than the number of invalid postal ballots. And, following the RJD candidate’s request, all the postal ballots in this seat, and not just the rejected ones, were recounted and found to be in order, Bihar’s Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) told The Indian Express.
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EC counters Tejashwi’s claims: norms followed, recount in 1 seat as per process
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