The fourth phase polling in Bihar assembly elections ended today with over 57 per cent voter turnout. The high stakes battle of Bihar has the 'grand alliance' of chief minister Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal United, Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Congress pitted against the BJP and its allies. While Nitish Kumar seeks a straight third term, the BJP is hoping to repeat its national elections performance in the state with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as its star campaigner.
70 per cent of the forward castes in Bihar vote more for the BJP
OBCs and SC voters in Bihar have traditionally voted more for JDU, RJD
The rural-urban divide of Bihar voters
The voting population in rural areas favour the Janata Dal (United) and RJD
How urban and rural population votes for the BJP
How development is an advantage for the BJP in Bihar
2014 polling booth data shows level of literacy strongly influences the voting patterns
Historical data collected from polling booths suggests that the younger population votes more for the BJP
Battleground Bihar: BJP vs 'Grand Alliance'
57 constituencies will go to polls in the fifth and final phase of Bihar elections on November 5
57.6 per cent voter turnout registered in the fourth phase of Bihar today. One more phase to go.
Bihar Polls: 80 per cent of the people have already cast their vote.