New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: The counting of votes for the Jharkhand Assembly elections is currently underway and the initial trends suggest that the Congress-JMM-RJD alliance had a clear edge over the ruling BJP in the state.

As per the trends available for the 81 seats in the state assembly, the Congress alliance is leading on 46 seats while the BJP is leading on 24 seats. The JVM(P) and AJSUP are leading on four and three seats respectively while Others are ahead on four seats.  

The initial trends fall in line with the exit polls which have predicted the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM)-led alliance in the lead, and incumbent Raghubar Das-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) likely to fall significantly short of the majority mark.

According to the poll of polls, the Congress-JMM-RJD alliance will get 41 seats while the BJP might win 29 seats. The AJSU might win 4 while others will win around 7 seats in the state.

Here is a list of leading/trailing candidates:

  • Congress' Jharkhand unit president Rameshwar Oraon has taken lead of 14,000 votes in Lohardaga
  • Hemant Soren comfortably ahead in Barhait, manages slender lead in Dumka
  • JMM's Hemant Soren is trailing in Dumka seat by 461 votes and leading in Barhait by 9,948 votes
  • Jharkhand CM and BJP candidate from Jamshedpur East, Raghubar Das, still trailing. Independent candidate Saryu Rai is leading by 4643 votes.
  • AJSU party's Sudesh Mahto leading on Silli by 17125 votes, JMM's Seema Devi trailing.
  • Dumka: Lois Marandi goes into the lead again, Hemant Soren in second place
  • Saryu Roy stretches lead to over 3,000 votes against CM Raghubar Das from Jamshedpur East
  • AJSU's Sudesh Mahto now leading in Silli seat by 10,400 votes
  • Congress candidate Rajendra Singh wins from Bermo
  • AJSU party's Sudesh Mahto is now leading in Silli seat by 10400 votes, JMM's Seema Devi is trailing.
  • CM Raghubar Das is now trailing Independent candidate Saryu Rai by 771 votes in Jamshedpur East
  • JMM's Hemant Soren is leading from Dumka seat by 2463 votes and Barhait by 8616 votes.
  • JVM(P) chief Babulal Marandi leading from Dhanwar seat by 5,980 votes
  • Former Jharkhand CM and JVM(P) chief Babulal Marandi leading from Dhanwar seat by 5980 votes.
  • Jharkhand CM and BJP candidate from Jamshedpur East, Raghubar Das, leading by 1449 votes.
  • JMM's Hemant Soren leading from Barhait seat by 5319 votes and trailing from Dumka seat by 5381 votes.
  • Babulal Marandi is leading from Dhanwar seat by 2841 votes
  • Samri Lal, BJP candidate from Kanke is ahead by nearly 5,000 votes
  • AJSU party's Sudesh Mahto trailing in Silli seat, JMM's Seema Devi leading by 284 votes.
  • Samri Lal, BJP candidate from Kanke is ahead by nearly 5,000 votes
  • BJP's Ranajay Kumar leads in Ramgarh
  • Hemant Soren falls behind in Dumka by over 6,000 votes
  • State BJP chief Laxman Gilua trailing from Chakradharpur
  • Hemant Soren trailing in Dumka, leading from Barhait by 664 votes
  • JMM's Hemant Soren leading from Barhait assembly constituency by 664 votes, BJP's Simon Malto trailing.
  • Jharkhand CM and BJP's candidate from Jamshedpur (East), Raghubar Das leading by 342 votes
  • Counting of votes for the first round complete. BJP's Louis Marandi leading by 3209 seats, JMM's Hemant Soren trailing in Dumka.
  • CM Raghubar Das maintains lead in his bastion Jamshedpur East
  • Shweta Singh of Congress ahead in Bokaro
  • CP Singh ahead in Ranchi
  • BP Sahi of BJP leading from Bhawanathpur
  • Hemant Soren leading from both Dumka and Barhait
  • JMM's Mahua Maji trailing in Ranchi
  • Nilkanth Munda of BJP leading from Khunti
  • JMM's Mahua Maji trailing in Ranchi

Posted By: Abhinav Gupta