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Friday, Dec 04, 2020

Bihar Assembly Elections Highlights: Only NDA can give jobs, says Nityanand Rai

Both the chief minister and leader of opposition will hold multiple rallies across several districts as Bihar goes to polls in 9 days.

By Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Updated: Oct 20, 2020 09:19 IST
Bihar Assembly Elections Highlights: Only NDA can give jobs, says Nityanand Rai
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar during an election rally at Belaganj assembly constituency, in Gaya,(PTI Photo)

With little less than over a week to go for the first phase of polling of Bihar elections political parties are busy making final preparations. RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav will hold 4 rallies in Gaya district on Monday and in Nawada while chief minister Nitish Kumar who is aiming to win another term will hold poll rallies 5 rallies across Gaya, Aurangabad and Jehanabad districts on the same day.

Bihar Assembly polls would be held in three phases - October 28, November 3 and November 7, and vote counting will be held on November 10.

Catch the latest updates from Bihar elections here:

05:31 PM IST

LJP will win more seats than JD(U) in Bihar polls: Chirag Paswan

Continuing with his tirade against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Lok Janshakti Party president Chirag Paswan on Monday claimed that his party will win more seats than JD(U) in the Bihar polls.

Launching a scathing attack on the chief minister, he said any vote to Kumar-headed JD(U) would "destroy" Bihar tomorrow.

05:23 PM IST

Independent candidate from Bihar's Bahadurapur constituency comes to file nomination on a buffalo

As Bihar election is gaining momentum, candidates are also bringing new colours to the polls: In Bahadurpur constituency that comes under Darbhanga district, a candidate Nachari Mandal came to file his nomination riding a buffalo on Monday.

03:13 PM IST

Congress says current govt in Bihar pushed families towards poverty

Congress criticized Bihar CM Nitish Kumar for not alleviating people out of poverty during his tenure. Congress Bihar tweeted that despite rising deaths among the poor the CM failed to take firm steps.

03:09 PM IST

Bihar CM addresses rally in Gaya district

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar addresses a rally in Attari constituency in Gaya district. He is scheduled to address rallies at Aurangabad and Jehanabad on Monday as well.

03:04 PM IST

BJP expresses disappointment over Cong fielding Brajesh Pandey

BJP leader Saroj Pandey accused Brajesh Pandey of engaging in'improper behaviour with a minor girl' and questioned Congress-RJD coalition if this is how they plan to make Bihar safe for women during a press conference held in Patna.

02:52 PM IST

RJD says people angered with JD(U) administration

RJD posted a video on Twitter saying that people in Bihar are angry with JD(U) for the lack of development in the state. They also said that this anger is now turning into hatred.

02:49 PM IST

Jan Adhikar Party's(LO) Ejaz Ahmed and Akbar Ali Parvez join RJD

National principal general secretary of Jan Adhikar Party Ejaz Ahmed and National General Secretary Akbar Ali Parvez joined RJD.

02:31 PM IST

Debate between CM's should be the new trend: Tejashwi

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said that he wants to debate with CM Nitish Kumar regarding his achievements in the last 15 years. Tejashwi told ANI, "I would request Nitish Kumar to debate on any of his achievements in past 15 years. We can debate on his achievement and we should start a new debating trend. There should be a Chief Minister candidates' debate. Nitish Ji should accept my challenge."

02:29 PM IST

'Nitish Kumar ji is busy': Nityanand Rai challenges Tejashwi Yadav to debate

Union Minister Nityanand Rai said he would debate Mahagathbandhan's chief ministerial candidate Tejashwi Yadav after the latter had challenged Bihar CM to debate regarding unemployment and Kumar-led govt's achievements in 15 years.

10:34 AM IST

Bihar police recovers 65 lakh cash at Bihar-Bengal border

9 days before the first phase of Bihar polls cash amounting to over 65 lakh was recovered in Kishanganj, near the Bihar-Bengal border on Sunday.

08:28 AM IST

Fadnavis plans meeting keeping in mind social distancing

BJP election-in-charge Fadnavis has planned to hold meeting in every 5 villages per constituency in a bid to hold 100 meetings at a time. The decision, he says, has been taken keeping in mind the need for social distancing as Covid-19 continues to spread.

First published: Oct 19, 2020 08:07 IST