The counting votes within the Bihar assembly election will proceed until late night, the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Bihar, HR Srinivas, mentioned on Tuesday. Around 4.10 crore votes had been solid and 92 lakh votes have been counted up to now, Srinivas advised information company ANI. He mentioned the rounds of counting at the moment are up from 26 to 35 rounds.
“Around 4.10 crore votes were cast, 92 lakh votes counted so far. Earlier there used to be 25-26 rounds of counting, this time it went up to around 35 rounds. So the counting will continue till late evening,” the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Bihar mentioned.
He mentioned there have been fewer polling stations in some assembly Constituencies and that counting will conclude in 24-25 rounds. “But we also have some assembly constituencies where there will be 50-51 rounds. On average, we’ll have 30-35 rounds of counting per constituency,” he mentioned.
Meanwhile, the counting of votes is underway for the three-phase Bihar assembly elections. Exit polls had predicted a victory for the RJD-led Grand Alliance. The essential election will resolve the electoral destiny of over 3,700 candidates who’re within the race to win the 243 seats of the state assembly. Counting began at eight am at 55 centres unfold throughout 38 districts amid tight safety and precautions to keep away from the unfold of COVID-19 pandemic in the course of the course of.
Counting of votes can be occurring for Madhya Pradesh bypolls held for 28 Assembly seats. The results will likely be an indicator of the impact of the Jyotiraditya Scindia issue within the modified political situation within the state. The ruling BJP must win not less than eight of those 28 seats to achieve a easy majority within the 230-member Assembly, whose efficient power is 229. The BJP presently has 107 MLAs, whereas the Congress has 87 legislators within the House.