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.
The MLA from Pirpaiti in Bhagalpur, claimed that he has the audio of conversation with Lalu Prasad, who is jailed in Ranchi. "He asked me to support the RJD and he will promote me in future," he said.
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.
A five-day inaugural session of the newly constituted assembly is scheduled to commence on November 23.
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.
CEC Sunil Arora also said he is confident that the EC will be able to hold the next set of assembly polls on time and the internal exercise for those is already underway.
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.
Once a close aide of Kumar, Kishor was made the JD(U) vice president by the party chief, but his independent and often adversarial views soured their relations
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.