Counting for Jharkhand Assembly election 2009 will take place on 23 Dec, 2009. By afternoon of 23rd Dec, people will come to know about the outcome of Jharkhand Assembly election. There are total 81 seats in Jharkhand Assembly and any party need support of 41 MLA to form next government. Presently, Jharkand is under president rule because previous hung assembly. The main fight in Jharkhand is between BJP-JD(U) alliance, Congress, JMM, RJD.
In last 2005 assembly election, BJP emerged as biggest party by winning 30 seats and its partner JD(U) got 6 seats. JMM was second largest party with 17 seats and Congress was third largest with 9 seats. Due to hung assembly, Jharkhand state mainly remained under parliament rule, short chief ministership of Madhu Koda and Shibu Soran. In last Loksabha election 2009, BJP emerged as single largest party by winning 8 seats out of total 14 seats.
On 23rd Dec, 2009, people can again expect results in this favour of BJP-JD(U) and they can win 38 to 53 seats as per most of surveys and opinion polls. On the other hand, JMM is likely to lose some seats whereas situation of other parties will remain almost same. If results went in this way then it will be a big shock for Congress which has shown good performance in recent Loksabha and assembly elections. For actual results, we are required to wait till 23rd Dec, 2009.