What key exit polls predict:
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Counting to begin at 8 am
Jharkhand Assembly Polls: Counting of votes for 81 Jharkhand Assembly seats will begin today at 8 am.
BJP leading on 13 seats, Congress on 7
Official Election Commission trends for 37 seats: BJP leading on 13 seats, Congress on 7, RJD on 3, JMM on 10, AJSU and BSP on 2 seats each.
AJSU party's Sudesh Mahto trailing
AJSU party's Sudesh Mahto trailing in Silli seat, JMM's Seema Devi leading by 284 votes.
JVM(P)'s Babulal Marandi leading from Dhanwar seat
Babulal Marandi is leading from Dhanwar seat by 2841 votes. JVM(P)'s candidate from Dhanwar, Babulal Marandi, said "The results are not as per our expectation. We will have to accept people's mandate. We will play the role which people's mandate has given us. Let the results come, then we will sit and discuss what to do."
'Confident that Jharkhand will give clear majority to our alliance': Congress's Jharkhand in-charge
Congress's Jharkhand in-charge, RPN Singh: We were confident that Jharkhand will give clear majority to our alliance. Trends are good but I won't make comment until final result.We've clearly said that Hemant Soren will be CM candidate of our alliance.
Saryu Rai is leading by 771 votes from Jamshedpur East, Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das left behind
BJP is currently leading on 31 seats and Congress-JMM-RJD alliance on 40 seats (JMM 23, Congress 13 and RJD 4)
"I could win by a margin of 30,000 votes," says Saryu Rai who is contesting against CM Raghubar Das
JMM's Hemant Soren is leading on Barhait seat by 9948 votes and trailing on Dumka seat by 461 votes
"I will remain as an independent candidate and support or oppose the policies of government on its merit," says Saryu Rai who is leading against CM Raghubar Das from Jamshedpur East
BJP is currently leading on 24 seats and Congress-JMM-RJD alliance on 46 seats (JMM 29, Congress 14 and RJD 3)
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