The LJP, which had two seats in the outgoing assembly, won only one seat while the BJP emerged victorious in 74.
Senior Congress leader Tariq Anwar said the Bihar poll results were definitely below the party's expectations.
On polling day, the workers would place two yellow-coloured dustbins per polling station for disposal of used masks, gloves and sanitiser bottles.
Political observers feel that Yogi Adityanath could connect with people of the neighbouring state with ease due to his connection to Gorakhpur district which borers Bihar.
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Chandra said though postal ballot facility was extended, any person wanting to cast vote at the polling station was free to do so.
The maximum turnout of 51.12 per cent till 3 pm has been recorded in Supaul district, and the minimum in Darbhanga.
The maximum turnout of 40.15 per cent till 1 pm has been recorded in the Muzaffarpur district, and the minimum in Darbhanga.
RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav and LJP’s Chirag Paswan linked the statement to the CM’s indirect acceptance of defeat in the polls.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said it was a matter of pride that the focus in Bihar polls has been on development.
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If there is certain unhappiness among them with the opposition alliance, there also seems to be a realisation that it remains their best bet.
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath backs CAA, Nitish Kumar dubs talk of throwing out people 'faltu baat'
Yogi Adityanath asserting illegal immigrants will be thrown out of the country and Nitish Kumar calling such talk 'faltu baat'.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has ruled the state for nearly 15 years and served as a union minister quite a few times.
JP Nadda said the RJD and the Congress have joined hands with the CPI(ML), whose very thought is destructive.
Madan Mohan Jha said he does not want to exactly predict any numbers, but was confident that the grand alliance will get a clear majority.
Nitish Kumar will beseech Lalu Prasad Yadav to help him have another shot at power: LJP chief Chirag Paswan
Lok Janshakti Party chief Chirag Paswan on Thursday sought to rock the boat for the JD(U)-BJP alliance in Bihar.