Bihar Election Results: BJP-JD(U) alliance sweeps Bihar, gets 39 of the 40 seats
The BJP-JD(U) alliance is all set to decimate the RJD-Congress alliance in Bihar.
The BJP-led NDA won a thumping victory in Bihar getting 39 of the 40 Lok Sabha seats. While the RJD, the main opposition party in Bihar, drew a blank, the Congress managed to get a lone seat. Its candidate from Kishanganj constituency Dr. Mohammad Jawed won with a margin of 34,466 votes.
Here are all the updates from Bihar:
* Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party wins in all the six seats it had contested.
*Giriraj Singh wins from Begusarai, beats Kanhaiya Kumar by a margin of 4.22 lakh votes.
*Patna Sahib, Bihar: Ravi Shankar Prasad (BJP) wins against Shatrughan Sinha (Congress) by 2.8 lakh votes.
*Former JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav, who is contesting on a RJD ticket from Madhepura, loses the seat by a margin of over 3 lakh votes.
*The BJP and JD(U) are leading in 16 seats each while the LJP is leading in six seats.
*In Jamui(SC) seat, LJP candidate Chirag Paswan won against his RLSP rival Bhudeo Choudhary by 2.4 lakh votes.
*RJD leader Misa Bharti, daughter of Lalu Yadav, loses Pataliputra seat by a margin of 39,000 votes.