The JDU could win only 43 seats in the October-November polls, down from 71 in the last elections in 2015.
Bihar also remained in news for the dramatic turn of events following Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide in Mumbai.
Take, for instance, the Karnataka elections in 2018 and Uttar Pradesh in 2017. In both states, the BJP did well and the number of Muslim MLAs dived.
Bihar defeat fallout: State Congress leaders offer resignation, demand comprehensive review of party's poor poll show
The sources said All India Congress Committee (AICC) in-charge for Bihar Shaktisinh Gohil and other leaders have sent their resignations to the party high-command.
An editorial in Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' also wondered how long Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will hold ground under the "burden of favour" and if he will take a new route.
Deputy Chief Minister Tar Kishore Prasad was given finance, commercial tax, environment, forestry and climate change and information technology.
Inaugurating six party offices in Odisha, Nadda said the people of Bihar gave their "stamp of approval" to the development agenda of the Narendra Modi government at the Centre.
Paswan also said that he was sending a copy of the LJP's manifesto to the 69-year-old chief minister so that he could work on some of the promises made in it.
In a tweet, Modi also assured the JD(U) leader of all possible support from the Centre for the state's welfare.
The NDA has secured a 125-seat majority in the 243-seat strong Bihar Legislative Assembly of which BJP won on 74 seats, JD(U) on 43 while eight seats were won by two other NDA constituents.
He asserted that the high command was serious about introspection as well as a thorough analysis of the results.
RJD, which is spearheading the five-party Mahagathbandhan, and its allies- Congress, CPI-ML, CPI and CPI(M)- have decided to remain away from the swearing-in function of Kumar.
Tarkishore Prasad and Renu Devi, who were elected as the leader and the deputy leader of BJP legislature party on Sunday, are said to be in the contention for the posts.
Speculations were rife over the post with Rajnath Singh, who was in the state to oversee the party's post-election activities, and CM Nitish Kumar keeping off from the issue when asked.
The LJP, which had two seats in the outgoing assembly, won only one seat while the BJP emerged victorious in 74.