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Congress' Jale candidate for Bihar polls never aligned with Jinnah's ideology: Surjewala

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Bihar polls: Congress' Jale candidate Maskoor Usmani never aligned with Jinnah's ideology, says Surjewala 01:39

Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala on October 17 said that Congress Jale candidate Maskoor Usmani never aligned with Jinnah's ideology. "BJP is preparing controversy in hatred factory, to divert attention. Our Jale candidate never aligned with Jinnah's ideology. When he was an AMU student, he...

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Jale (Vidhan Sabha constituency) Jale (Vidhan Sabha constituency) Vidhan Sabha constituency in Bihar, India


Bihar Bihar State in Eastern India

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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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'World’s biggest party has no CM face': Tejashwi Yadav mocks BJP; dares Nitish [Video]

'World’s biggest party has no CM face': Tejashwi Yadav mocks BJP; dares Nitish

Mahagathbandhan's CM candidate Tejashwi Yadav lashed out at BJP and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar. Tejashwi mocked BJP saying that the world's largest party does not have a CM face. The RJD leader said if he's inexperienced then why are they using full force against him. "BJP is the largest party in the world but they don't have a CM candidate," he said. Tejashwi added, "I have been an MLA, Leader of Opposition and also held deputy CM's post. My five years of experience is equivalent to 50 years of experience." Earlier, Tejashwi challenged Bihar CM to debate on any of his achievements in last five years. The RJD-led Mahagathbandhan in Bihar comprises Congress and Left parties. BJP-JDU alliance has agreed upon sharing 121-122 seats in the assembly polls. Bihar elections will be conducted in three phases starting October 28. Results of the state assembly polls will be declared on November 10.

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Muhammad Ali Jinnah Muhammad Ali Jinnah Founder and 1st Governor General of Pakistan


Randeep Surjewala Randeep Surjewala Indian politician

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'Mahagathbandhan' released its manifesto for the upcoming Bihar elections in Patna on October 17. RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala and Shaktisinh Gohil and other leaders were also present. Bihar will go for three-phased elections starting from October 28 and results will be declared on November 10.

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