RJD & Congress Allege Foul Play In Counting Of Votes
As the counting of votes continues and the results begin to come out, the RJD and Congress delegation arrived at the Election Commission office to raise the issue of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar allegedly influencing counting of votes.
Refuting the allegations, Umesh Sinha, Secretary-General of ECI said, “The Election Commission has never worked under anybody’s pressure. All officials and machinery are working sincerely for declaration of results.”
Meanwhile, the latest results indicate RJD getting a lead on BJP in the number of seats won so far.
As per the latest data provided by the ECI, results of 146 seats have been out and RJD has won 46 seats out of this. The BJP has won 41 seats.
The JD(U) has won 27 seats so far while Congress has managed to secure eight seats so far.