The NDA has declared BJP MLA Bijay Sinha's name as the candidate while Mahagathbandhan has declared RJD MLA Awadh Bihari Chaudhary as its candidate for the Speaker post.
In order to combat COVID-19 spread, physical distancing would be maintained in the sitting arrangements of legislators and wearing masks has been made compulsory for those attending the session.
In recently-held Bihar polls, the BJP-JD(U) combine managed to retain power by defeating the RJD-led grand alliance in a tight contest.
The JD(U)'s demand came two days after party leader Mewa Lal Chaudhary resigned as the state's education minister over a corruption taint.
Sources said that even CM Nitish Kumar is still peeved at the act of BJP meted out to a competent person like Sushil, whose association with the government was much needed now.
Mewa Lal Chaudhary figures among over 45 others as accused in a case of irregularities involving appointment of assistant professors when he was the V-C of the Bihar Agricultural University.
The RJD chief, who is currently admitted to RIMS for over 2 years, has become the ‘longest admitted patient at RIMS.
Tejashwi, Chirag mock Nitish for being ‘nominated’ chief minister
With wafer-thin loss in many seats, opposition party claims irregularities in the counting of polled postal ballots.
Every public meeting is now available online along with professionally-made short clips designed to catch people's attention.
The EC had to hold four press conferences on counting day on November 10 to respond to various aspects of the process, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora pointed out.
Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said the mandate was against Nitish Kumar and despite 15 years of his power, Bihar remains one of the poorest states.
The AIMIM, which had zero seats in 2015 with a 21 percent votes share, improved on both counts as it scored a strike rate of 35 percent and clocked 1.24 percent votes.
He may have failed to learn the textbook lessons at DPS, R K Puram, in the national capital but showed an uncanny knack of reading the mind of voters, like his more famous father.
Earlier, around 10 pm, when the poll panel website showed that votes for Hilsa were still being counted, the RJD alleged foul play in the process.