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‘Nitish to be CM, no confusion’: Sushil Modi after NDA win in Bihar polls

Bihar deputy chief minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Sushil Kumar Modi thanked the folks of Bihar for giving National Democratic Alliance (NDA) one other likelihood. He additionally made it clear that there’s no confusion concerning who’s going to be the chief minister. “Nitish Kumar will remain the chief minister, that was our commitment,” he informed NDTV.

Later, talking to information company ANI, Modi mentioned there have been few chief ministers in Indian politics who the folks trusted for the fourth time.

“I thank the people of Bihar that they expressed their faith in NDA for the fourth time. It’s not ordinary. In Indian politics there are very few CMs whom people trusted for the fourth time. They have given a clear mandate to NDA, there is no confusion,” he mentioned.

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The NDA made a comeback in Bihar after it gained 125 seats out of the overall 243 in this yr’s meeting election. Out of its constituents, the BJP gained 74 seats and was the most important contributor to the alliance’s victory. Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) gained 43 seats and different NDA allies – Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) and the Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) managed to win 4 seats every.

This victory turned the BJP right into a senior associate, a serious reversal in fortunes for the social gathering.

Posters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief minister Nitish Kumar had been pasted exterior the workplaces of the BJP and the JD(U) because the NDA defeated Mahagathbandhan (grand alliance), who many of the exit polls had given an edge forward of the counting.

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The grand alliance consists of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the Congress and different Left events. It secured 110 seats in whole. Though it suffered a defeat this time, RJD chief Tejashwi Yadav who was additionally the alliance’s chief ministerial face, made his mark.

The polling in 243 meeting seats had been divided into three phases. The first part noticed voting in 71 seats on October 28, the second part in 94 seats on November 3 and the third and the ultimate part in 78 seats on November 7.

Despite the prevailing coronavirus (Covid-19) in the nation, the voter turnout in Bihar for all three phases was excessive. The Election Commission of India (ECI) by way of its quite a few Covid-19 associated pointers ensured that the electoral course of is carried out easily.

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