Bihar assembly elections.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (left) and Janta Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar.IANS

Going against the projections made by most other exit poll surveys, Today's Chanakya has predicted a landslide victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance over the Grand Alliance.

Today's Chanakya has a enviable record of belying all other exit poll predictions and coming up with credible surveys in the past. 

Most other exit polls for the Bihar election  indicated a pitched battle between the BJP-led NDA and the JDU-RJD-Congress Alliance (Mahagathbandan), with the projection being that the Grand Alliance had the edge over the NDA.

The five-phase Bihar elections concluded on Thursday, 5 November. The overall voter turnout for the state assembly polls was recorded at 56.47% from 243 constituencies.

The fifth phase recorded 59.46% voter turnout at the end of the day from 1.55 crore voters across 57 seats. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led an aggressive BJP campaign with 30 rallies across the state over last one month. 

Various exit polls have started making predictions as soon as the assembly election ended. We will bring you the live updates below:

Survey Grand Alliance NDA Others
NDTV 105-115 120-130 5-10
Today's Chanakya 83 155 5
ITG-Cicero 111-123 113-127 4-8
Times Now-C Voter 122 111 10
India TV-C Voter 112-132 101-121 6-14
News Nation 122 117 3-5
NewsX 130-140 90-100 6-14
ABP Neilsen 130 108 5

Live updates on Bihar exit polls:

7pm: Today's Chanakya predicts landslide victory for NDA (155) as opposed to 83 for the Mahagathbandan and 5 for Others.

6:30pm: ABP Neilsen predicts 130 seats for Grand Alliance, 108 for NDA and 5 for Others.

6:25pm: NewsX exit poll predict 130 to 140 seats for JDU-RJD-Congress alliance and 90-100 seats for BJP, LJP, HAM and RLSP.

6:21pm: Lalu Prasad Yadav predicts 190 seats for Grand Alliance.

6:10pm: News Nation survey suggest that Grand Alliance will win 122 seats while NDA will win 117 seats. Others are predicted to get 4 seats.

6:02pm: India TV-C Voter survey says Grand Alliance will win 122 seats, while NDA will get hold of 111 seats.

5:45pm: Below is the Times Now-C Voter survey:

5:37pm: According to the India Today Group-Cicero survey, NDA is projected to win 117 seats, while Grand Alliance will win 120 seats and 6 for Others.

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