Rashtriya Janta Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Yadav was successful in saving RJD split engineered by JDU. Thirteen MLAs defected to JDU but Lalu managed to convince 11 MLAs. JDU was at loss because after this case, five party MPs were suspended from party for alleged anti-party activities. Some of them may join RJD later. Thus in this poaching game, Lalu stumped Nitish. However he lost LJP's Ram Vilas Paswan to BJP.
The violent clashes between AAP and BJP though were unfortunate but not unexpected. This is AAP's strategy to act as storm troopers provoking BJP so as to hog the media headlines. What irked many intellectuals is the way BJP fell in AAP's trap.
Kejriwal was briefly detained by Gujarat police citing no permission for road show as per the Model Code of Conduct that was implemented the moment the election dates were announced by the Election Commissioner. As per rule, it was a legitimate action by Gujarat Police, although this could have been avoided.