Oxford alumnus to contest as an Independent in Bihar polls
Wednesday, 14 October 2020 () Amid all the established political parties contesting the Bihar Assembly elections, lone warrior Manish Bariyar from Patna, who has studied at Oxford university, will stand as an independent candidate from Patnas Bankipur constituency.
Slogans were raised in support of RJD leader Lalu Yadav during Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's public rally in Bihar's Chapra on Oct 21. CM Nitish Kumar said, "If you don't want to vote for us, don't but don't create nuisance. You will do harm to the person for whom you're here."'Mahagatbandhan' and JD(U)-BJP are intensifying campaign ahead of three-phased Bihar elections to begin on October 28.
Calling the BJP-JD(U) partnership in Bihar as "superhit" as the opening pair of Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag in cricket, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said one can debate on the quantum of development done by Nitish Kumar, but no one can point a finger at the chief minister on the issue of corruption. Singh also attacked the opposition, saying the people had also witnessed the 15-year tenure of the RJD government in the state and can well understand the difference between the "misrule" of that time and the good governance of the Nitish Kumar-led alliance government. Addressing a rally here in Bhagalpur district ahead of assembly polls beginning October 28, Singh said, "The alliance of the BJP and the JD(U) is as superhit as the opening pair of Sachin and Sehwag of the Indian cricket team."He said the alliance government has provided basic facilities of electricity, road, and water, which Bihar lacked for decades. Watch the full video for more details.
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Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan sought blessings of his mother before leaving for LJP office for the releases of party's manifesto for the upcoming Bihar elections in Patna. Bihar will go for three-phased elections beginning from October 28 and the result will be declared on November 10.
Congress released manifesto for the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections in Patna on October 21. Randeep Singh Surjewala, Raj Babbar, Shaktisinh Gohil and other party leaders were present at the event. The Assembly elections in Bihar will be held in three phases starting from October 28. The result will be declared on November 10.
Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan released party's manifesto for the upcoming Bihar elections in Patna. The Assembly elections in Bihar will be held in three phases starting from October 28. The result will be declared on November 10.
The Bihar Assembly election is approaching and the main battle is between the NDA and the Mahagathbandhan. While BJP & the JDU are fighting the Bihar polls together, there is a lot of speculation about Chirag Paswan’s LJP deciding to go solo. What has also aroused the curiosity of political pundits is that the LJP chief has decided to only field candidates against Nitish Kumar’s JDU and has referred to himself as ‘PM Modi’s Hanuman’. While BJP has been trying to distance itself from Chirag Paswan calling the party a ‘vote-katuwa’, many believe that the BJP is keeping options open for the post-poll scenario. So is there more than what meets the eye as far as alliances go in Bihar? Watch this edition of In Focus where Hindustan Times’ senior editor Aditi Prasad speaks to BJP leader Guru Prakash Paswan for all the details.
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A fractured opposition may work in favour of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, but there are several odds that he is facing in the forthcoming three-phase... IndiaTimes Also reported by •DNA •Zee News •Mid-Day •Indian Express