Patna , Nov 9: High-pitched Bihar assembly elections 2015 ended on a high note on Sunday, Nov 8, with the much-awaited results declaring the grand victory of the "Grand Alliance" of JD(U)-RJD-Congress.
All the winning candidates of the grand alliance, made a promise "to work for the development of the state and to elevate poverty".
Meanwhile, Siddhartha, the Congress candidate, who won from Bikram assembly constituency of Patna district, Bihar told OneIndia, "We have already won the tournament. Like the debacle in Bihar polls, PM Narendra Modi-led NDA government will fail in Centre too.
"RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav will beat him (Modi) in Centre as well", he further said.
"I will always be thankful for the victory, as this mandate is given by the citizens of Bihar and will always be working for the development of the state", he said while expressing his happiness over the victory in a grand-way.
After the poll mandate given by the people of Bihar, the JD(U), the RJD and the Congress celebrated the hard-won victory.
The Grand Alliance won majority to form the government in Bihar, won a whopping 178 of the 243 seats, leaving the NDA alliance with just 58 seats.
The RJD and JD(U) ended up winning 80 and 71 seats each and the Congress 27. The BJP was the winner in 53 constituencies, and three allies -- the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), the Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) and the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) -- could together bag only five seats (2, 1, 2 respectively).