India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to lose power in the eastern state of Jharkhand. 

According to the latest data by the Election Commission of India on Monday, the main opposition Indian National Congress party — along with its regional allies Jharkhand Mukti Morcha and Rashtriya Janata Dal — is leading the polls with 44 seats in 81-member state assembly.

The BJP has gained 26 seats so far, according to figures released by the Election Commission.

The defeat for the ruling BJP in the state would be a major setback for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as

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