CAA has nothing to do with NRC, attempts to mislead the nation deplorable: Yogi Adityanath
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 Addressing a rally in Gaya organized in support of the contentious legislation, the UP CM asserted that the CAA is about granting citizenship and not taking it away and in no way linked to NRC, which was an exercise undertaken in Assam at the instance of the Supreme Court.
Former chief minister of Bihar Jitan Ram Manjhi cast his vote at a polling booth in Gaya during the first phase of Bihar Assembly elections held today. He said, "Out of 71 seats in phase-1, NDA will comfortably win around 50 seats."
Agriculture, Animal and Fisheries Resources Minister of Bihar Prem Kumar rode a cycle on his way to the polling booth to cast his vote in Gaya. Earlier, the minister offered prayers at temple to seek blessings. Total of 1,066 candidates are in fray for 71 seats in Bihar. Amid pandemic, it is first of its kind voting.
Voting for the first phase of Bihar Elections commenced in Bihar's Gaya. Total of 1,066 candidates are in fray for 71 seats in Bihar. People deployed on polling duties were seen wearing masks and gloves. The polling booths were sanitised before the voting process. Amid pandemic, it is first of its kind voting.
A meeting of Home Secretaries of Assam and Mizoram, over the present Assam-Mizoram border situation was held on October 21. Following the meeting, Assam Home Secretary, Gyanendra Dev Tripathi informed that Mizoram government agreed to withdraw forces from the state. "In view of the present situation, we requested Mizoram Govt to withdraw the forces in Assam side which they had deployed. Government of Mizoram has agreed to our request. So, the problem of deployment of forces has been resolved," said Gyanendra Dev Tripathi..