Bihar election results 2020 LIVE Updates: The National Democratic Alliance continues (NDA) to maintain its lead in the Bihar elections over Mahagathbandhan with the ruling alliance having won nine seats so far and its candidates ahead in 113 more seats in the 243 member assembly. According to trends from the Election Commission at 6 pm, Mahagathbandhan is leading on 113 seats.

The trends show that there BJP and RJD are in a close tussle to emerge as the single largest party in the assembly. Among the constituents of NDA, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won five seats and is leading on 67, Janata Dal-United JD(U) has won two seats and is leading on 40, Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) has won two seats and is leading on three while Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) is leading on three seats

Among the constituents of Mahagathbandhan, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has won two seats and is leading on 73, Congress has won one seat and is leading on 19, CPI and CPI-M are leading on three seats each while CPI(M-L) is leading on 12 seats.

Among other parties, AIMIM is leading on 5 seats and BSP on one seat. Independents are leading on two seats. The lead count of parties is changing frequently due to narrow margins on several seats.

Election officials have said that results will be delayed as the number of polling stations have been increased from 72,723 earlier to 1,06,515, an increase of 46.5 per cent over the previous election, to ensure adherence to social distancing measures in view of the coronavirus pandemic.

The fate of 3,755 candidates is being decided in the polls which were held in three phases.

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NDA leading on 124 seats, Mahagathbandhan on 109 seats

The Election Commission of India has declared the first result of polls. After the initial rounds of counting, RJD, BJP, and JD(U) have won two seats each and Vikassheel Insaan Party has won one. NDA is currently leading on 124 seats, Mahagathbandhan on 109 seats, AIMIM on 4 seats, BSP on 2 seats, LJP on 1 seat and Independents on 3 seats.

RJD's Lalit Kumar Yadav wins Darbhanga Rural

RJD candidate Lalit Kumar Yadav has secured victory in Darbhanga Rural constituency. He was pitched against JDU's Faraz Fatmi.

Amid EVM tampering claims, EC issues clarification

The Election Commission on Tuesday has clarified that there has been an absolutely glitch-free counting process so far. More than 1 crore votes have been counted in Bihar and there is still a long way ahead before we know the final verdict. Dy Election Commissioner Sudeep Jain further clarified that EVMs are robust & tamper-proof. Reinstating that Supreme Court has upheld integrity of EVMs more than once, he added that the integrity of EVMs is without any doubt & merits no further clarification.

NDA leading on 127 seats, Mahagathbandhan ahead on 106 seats

As of 1:30 pm, NDA is leading on 127 seats as against Mahagathbandhan, which is trailing with 106 seats. Of the total 243 seat, BJP is leading in 74 seats and is on its way to become the single largest party. BJP is followed by RJD in 66 seats, JDU in 48, Congress in 21, Left in 19, VIP in 4, HAM in 1, BSP in 2, AIMIM in 3 , LJP in 1 & independents on 4.

92 lakhs votes counted so far, exercise to continue till late evening: Chief Electoral Officer of Bihar

Sharing an update on the counting of votes so far, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Bihar HR Srinivas has revealed that about 92 lakhs votes have been counted so far. While there used to be 25-26 rounds of counting earlier, it has gone up to around 35 rounds this year. Due to this, the counting exercise will continue till late evening today.

RJD's Tej Pratap Yadav leading against JDU's Raj Kumar Ray

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tej Pratap Yadav is leading against JDU's Raj Kumar Ray at Hasanpur Assembly seat. These are the trends after six rounds of counting of votes on Tuesday, as per the Election Commission of India. Predicting RJD's win and wishing Tejashwi Yadav's CM candidature, Tej tweeted earlier this morning, "Tejashwi Bhavah Bihar!"

Celebrations begin for BJP at party office in Bihar

As trends predict BJP's win over Mahagathbandhan in Bihar, party workers and supporters have started gathering at the party office to celebrate. Going by the latest Election Commission trends, NDA is leading on 128 seats - BJP 73, JDU 48, Vikassheel Insaan Party 7. Meanwhile, Mahagathbandhan is ahead on 102 seats - RJD 64, Congress 19, Left 19. BSP leading on one, AIMIM on three and LJP on three.

Sharad Yadav’s daughter Subhashini trailing against JDU's Niranjan Kumar Mehta in Bihariganj

Sharad Yadav's daughter and Congress candidate Subhashini is trailing behind JDU candidate Niranjan Kumar Mehta. Subhashini is currently trailing with 1,271 votes.

Shatrugan Sinha's son Luv Sinha trailing behind BJP's Nitin Nabin

Shatrugan Sinha's son Luv Sinha, one of the popular names in fray, is trailing behind BJP candidate Nitin Nabin from Bankipur seat. Nitin Nabin is leading with 2385 votes as against Luv Sinha, who has managed to garner only 1097 votes.

Tejashwi Yadav leading from Raghopur sea

RJD's chief ministerial candidate Tejashwi Yadav is leading from Raghopur constituency with 44.04% votes. He is up against BJP candidate Satish Kumar.

Tejashwi Yadav leading from Raghopur sea

RJD's chief ministerial candidate Tejashwi Yadav is leading from Raghopur constituency with 44.04% votes. He is up against BJP candidate Satish Kumar.

Tejashwi Yadav leading from Raghopur sea

RJD's chief ministerial candidate Tejashwi Yadav is leading from Raghopur constituency with 44.04% votes. He is up against BJP candidate Satish Kumar.

Tejashwi Yadav leading from Raghopur sea

RJD's chief ministerial candidate Tejashwi Yadav is leading from Raghopur constituency with 44.04% votes. He is up against BJP candidate Satish Kumar.

EC trends for 223 of 243 seats: NDA leading against Mahagathbandhan

As per the latest trends, NDA is leading on 117 seats - BJP 63, JDU 48, Vikassheel Insaan Party 5, HAM-1. Meanwhile, Mahagathbandhan is currently ahead on 95 seats - RJD 61, Congress 19, Left 15.

NDA leading on 102 seats, Mahagathbandhan ahead on 88 seats

EC trends for 200 of 243 seats suggest that NDA is leading on 102 seats with BJP at 54 seats, JDU at 42 seats and, Vikassheel Insaan Party at 5, HAM-1.

Mahagathbandhan is ahead on 88 seats with RJD at 57, Congress at 17 & Left at 14.

BSP is leading on one seat, LJP on 4, while AIMIM is ahead on 2 & independents on 3.

NDA leading on 81 seats, Mahagathbandhan ahead on 75 seats

According to EC trends for 161 of 243 seats, NDA is leading on 81 seats with BJP at 42 seats, JDU at 34 seats and Vikassheel Insaan Party at 5 seats.

Mahagathbandhan is ahead on 75 seats with RJD at 51 seats, Congress at 13 seats and, Left at 11 seats.

BSP has a lead on one seat, LJP on two, while AIMIM and an independent are ahead on one seat each.

We're losing due to Covid-19 impact: JDU leader KC Tyagi

Janata Dal (United) leader KC Tyagi on Tuesday said that a year ago, RJD couldn't win a single seat in Lok Sabha poll, as per Lok Sabha results, JDU & allies were to win over 200 seats. He added that in last one year, nothing has harmed brand Nitish or added to brand RJD, They were losing only due to Covid-19 impact.

NDA leading on 52 seats, Mahagathbandhan ahead on 46 seats

As per the EC trends for 104 of 243 seats: NDA is leading on 52 seats - BJP 28, JDU 20, Vikassheel Insaan Party 4. Mahagathbandhan is ahead on 46 seats - RJD 29, Congress 12, Left 5 and BSP has a lead on two seats, Lok Jan Shakti Party on three while AIMIM is ahead on one.

NDA leading on 41 seats, Mahagathbandhan ahead on 34 seats

According to the Election Commission trends for 78 of 243 seats: NDA is currently leading on 41 seats - BJP 23, JDU 14, Vikassheel Insaan Party 4. Mahagathbandhan is ahead on 34 seats - RJD 17, Congress 12, Left 5. Bahujan Samaj Party has a lead on two seats, Lok Jan Shakti Party on one

NDA leading on 32 seats, Mahagathbandhan ahead on 21 seats

Update: Election Commission trends suggest that NDA is leading on 32 seats - BJP 20, JDU 9, Vikassheel Insaan Party 3, while Mahagathbandhan is ahead on 21 seats - RJD 9, Congress 7, Left 5, and Bahujan Samaj Party has a lead on one seat.

Counting of votes for Bihar Election 2020 underway in Patna

Visuals: Counting of votes for Bihar Election 2020 is underway in Patna.

BJP leading on 9 seats, JD(U) and RJD ahead on 5 seats each, Congress on 3

As per the official Election Commission trends, Bharatiya Janata Party is leading on 9 seats, JDU and RJD are ahead on 5 seats each, Congress is ahead on 3 seat and Vikassheel Insaan Party is also ahead on one seat.

BJP leads on Darbhanga assembly seat

According to the latest tally on the Election Commission website, Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading on the Darbhanga assembly seat.
The voting across 243-assembly constituencies in Bihar was held in three phases on October 28, November 3, and November 7 to decide the fate of 3,755 candidates. Currently, the counting of votes is underway.

Supporters outside Tejashwi Yadav's residence

As counting of votes for Bihar Elections 2020 is underway, the supporters of Mahagathbandhan leader, Tejashwi Yadav has reached outside his residence with his photographs. 

Early trends are in favour of Mahagathbandhan.