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How the Numbers Now Stack Up in the Bihar Assembly

With the resignation of Nitish Kumar as Bihar’s Chief Minister, the is the possibility of new political realignment in the state.

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Updated:July 26, 2017, 9:01 PM IST
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How the Numbers Now Stack Up in the Bihar Assembly
JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar. (Photo: PTI)
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With the resignation of Nitish Kumar as Bihar's Chief Minister, the is the possibility of new political realignment in the state.

Here is how the numbers stack up the Bihar Assembly:

Mahagathbandhan

- Rashtriya Janata Dal: 80

- Janata Dal (U): 71

- Congress: 27

Total: 178/ 243

NDA

- BJP: 53

- LJSP: 2

- RLSP: 2

- HAM (S): 1

Total: 58

OTHERS

- CPI (ML): 3

- IND: 4

Total: 7

Majority mark: 122

With Nitish Kumar's resignation, here is the new possible coalition in Bihar:

- JD (U) (71) + NDA (58) = 129 (Nitish can retain government with NDA support)

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| Edited by: Ashish Yechury
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