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Bihar Lok Sabha Election Exit Poll: NDA likely win more than 30 seats

The Non-Democratic Alliance (NDA), according to the Exit polls in Bihar, is expected to sweep the state with predictions backing the alliance to win more than 30 seats.

Times Now-VMR    BJP+: 30; Congress+: 10; Others: 0

ABP-Nielsen           BJP+: 34; Congress+: 6; Others: 0

C-Voter                  BJP+: 33; Congress+ 7; Others: 0

With a total of 40 parliamentary seats, Bihar is a crucial battlefield in fight for Delhi. The coalition gaining majority of the seats in Bihar increases its prospects to form the next government at the Centre. In 2014, Bihar, along with other parts of North India, was swept by the Narendra Modi wave — which allowed the BJP to register is best-ever electoral performance in the state.

In the last general elections, the BJP had won 22 seats, whereas, its allies LJP and RLSP bagged 6 and 3 seats, respectively. The RJD won 4 constituencies, whereas, the Congress and the JD(U) were reduced to 2 each.

Below is the Full Seat-Wise Schedule of General Elections in Bihar:

  • 4 seats (Aurangabad, Gaya, Nawada, Jamui) to be contested in phase 1, scheduled on April 11.
  • 5 seats (Kishanganj, Katihar, Purnia, Bhagalpur, Banka) in phase 2, scheduled on April 18.
  • 5 seats (Jhanjharpur, Supaul, Araria, Madhepura, Khagaria) in phase 3, scheduled on April 23.
  • 5 seats (Darbhanga, Ujiarpur, Samastipur, Begusarai, Munger) in phase 4, scheduled on April 29.
  • 5 seats (Sitamarhi, Madhubani, Muzaffarpur, Saran, Hajipur) in phase 5, scheduled on May 6.
  • 8 seats (Valmiki Nagar, Paschim Champaran, Purvi Champaran, Sheohar, Vaishali, Gopalganj, Siwan, Maharajganj) in phase 6, scheduled on May 12.
  • 8 seats (Nalanda, Patna Sahib, Pataliputra, Arrah, Buxar, Sasaram, Kurakat, Jahanabad) in phase 7, scheduled on May 19.

With a total of 40 parliamentary seats, Bihar is a crucial battlefield in fight for Delhi. The coalition gaining majority of the seats in Bihar increases its prospects to form the next government at the Centre. In 2014, Bihar, along with other parts of North India, was swept by the Narendra Modi wave — which allowed the BJP to register is best-ever electoral performance in the state.

In the last general elections, the BJP had won 22 seats, whereas, its allies LJP and RLSP bagged 6 and 3 seats, respectively. The RJD won 4 constituencies, whereas, the Congress and the JD(U) were reduced to 2 each.

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