Chairman of Congress Screening Committee for Bihar polls, Avinash Pande stated that the party is fully prepared to fight the elections on all 243 seats. "Congress is fully prepared to fight the elections on all 243 seats in Bihar Assembly. If we reach a 'respectable' understanding with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), we will contest the elections with them," said Pande. The elections in the state will be held in 3 phases on October 28, November 3 and 7 and counting of votes will take place on November 10.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced names of the party's national office bearers on September 26. Reorganization in party comes a day after announcement of Bihar assembly elections. Dr Raman Singh, Mukul Roy, Annapurna Devi, Baijyant Jay Panda among those appointed as national vice presidents of the party. Tejasvi Surya appointed Yuva Morcha President.
Naxal zonal commander surrendered before Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Bihar's Gaya district. "It feels like I am in new world," said Naval, the zonal commander who surrendered before the CRPF on September 12. "47 cases are registered against him including blast at a school in Sondaha village. Around 2.5 lakh amount will be provided to him, under the Bihar government scheme," CRPF official.