Topic: Bihar Election 2020
Even as the current trends give the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) an advantage, the Grand Alliance partner Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has exuded confidence that the Tejashwi Yadav led Grand Alliance will form the government in Bihar.
"Close to 63% increase in the number of polling booths and the electors have been reduced to 1,000 from 1,500 in each booth due to Covid," Election Commission said.
Early trends coming in about an hour after counting in Bihar assembly polls began are showing a neck-and-neck race, with the Tejashwi Yadav led-Grand Alliance ahead of the ruling National Democratic Alliance.
Rashtriya Janata Dal vice president and veteran socialist leader Lalu Prasad Yadav's son Tejashwi Yadav, who turns 31 today, is celebrating a quiet birthday a day before the Bihar poll results.