Had there been a slight difference in the margin of winning and losing by less than 1000 votes on 11 seats, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) would have lost power.
Patna: In the Bihar assembly elections this time, had there been a slight difference in the decision of winning and losing by less than 1000 votes on 11 seats, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) would have lost power.
The NDA, which won just three seats more than the magic figure of 122 required to form a government in the state of Bihar, not only succeeded in winning 05 seats by a margin of 12 to 951 votes but also manage to get the power on its own.
Of the 11 contested seats, Janta Dal-United (JDU) won the maximum five seats, and its ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) got one seat. Out of the other five seats, three Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and one seat each went to the Communist Party of India (CPI), Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), and Independent candidates.
Similarly, this time the decision of winning and losing 12 seats was made by a margin of just less than 2000 votes. Out of 12 such seats, Congress managed to get four, RJD three, JDU three, and BJP two.