JMM-Congress-RJD Alliance is set to form a new government in Jharkhand. The alliance has won 47 seats in the 81-member assembly while BJP got 25 seats.
The JMM bagged 30 and the Congress 16 seats. While Jharkhand Vikas Morcha has won 3 seats, AJSU bagged 2. RJD, NCP and CPI-ML have bagged 1 seat each.
Two independent candidates were also declared elected.
Polling for the 81-member State Assembly took place in five phases between 30th of November and 20th of December.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Hemant Soren and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha-led alliance for the victory in the Jharkhand polls.
In a tweet, Mr Modi thanked the people of Jharkhand for having given BJP the opportunity to serve the state for many years.
BJP President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that the party respects the mandate given by the people of Jharkhand in the Assembly polls.
In a tweet, Mr Shah thanked the party workers for their tireless hard work.
Source: News On Air