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Nitish Kumar will head Bihar for the third term


November 8, 2015 - Hyderabad

Bihar leads

JDU+RJD+ ------------179 and won 134

BJP-----------------------58 and won 39

Others---------------------6 and won 5

The Grand Alliance has crossed the magic mark of 122 seats by bagging 124 seats with a lead in 52 while the BJP bagged 35 seats and continue its lead in 25 segments at 4.20pm.

Lalu Prasad Yadav said that Nitish Kumar, Chief Minister of Bihar present and continuing will take care of Bihar.

Lalu Yadav said that the combo of Nitish Kumar and Lalu Yadav will take their battle against the BJP and will uproot the Modi government.

Meanwhile Prime Minister Narendra Modi had congratulated Nitish Kumar on the victory. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said that they have accepted the mandate of the people and will analyse the poll results and the reasons in detail. BJP senior leader Prakash Javadekar said that ‘this is a state election and not a referendum on the Central leadership or the government.’. It may be noted here that Narendra Modi had campaigned in 30 election meetings in the State.

BJP allay Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackery has congratulated Nitish Kumar and add that the Prime Minister must shoulder blame for the defeat.

BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha termed the grand alliance’s victory as ‘victory of democracy’ and took a swipe at the top party brass saying the issue of ‘Bihari versus Bahari’ has been settled once and for all. He congratulated Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar for the victory.

cCPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury said that Narendra Modi wave was on the wane and the reach ‘achhe din’ have begun for the people of India. He said that Modi wave has already halted in Delhi, yesterday in Kerala and now in Bihar.

AICC vice president Rahul Gandhi said that the success of the Grand Alliance was a victory against the RSS, BJP and Modi. This is not a victory against NDA, but against RSS, BJP and Modi. It is a message against dividing Hindus and Muslims," a smiling Gandhi told reporters. He congratulated Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad over the victory.

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