The vote-counting has set off in Bihar and a tug-of-war has been initiated between the two forces, Nitish Kumar led Janata Dal (United) – Bharatiya Janata Party coalition versus the Mahagatbandhan (Grand Alliance) led by CM candidate Tejaswi Yadav constituting of Rashtriya Janata Dal, the Congress and Left Parties.
In Runnisaidpur, JD(U) leader Pankaj Kumar Mishra is gaining speed over RJD’s Mangita Devi. Bahujan Samaj Party’s Ambika Singh is slowly overtaking BJP’s Ashok Kumar Singh in Ramgarh. In Raghunathpur, RJD’s Harishankar Yadav is pacing ahead of Lok Janshakti Party’s Manoj Kumar Singh.
In Jhanjha, JD(U)’s Damodar Rawat has left RJD’s Rajendra Prasad behind. In Hajipur, BJP’s Awadesh Singh and in Garkha, BJP’s Ghyanchand Manjhi are progressing forward with a slight margin. In Darbangha rural, the scales are tilted in RJD’s favour. In Darundha, Darbhanga, Darauli, BJP is experiencing favourable conditions for victory and speeding forward.
JD(U) is leading in Benipur, while RJD is favoured in Belsand. INC candidate Amita Bhushan is emerging as a favourite in Begusarai with a solid lead.