Arvind Kejriwal says JDU sweeping Bihar, ‘nervous BJP’ cancels 3 rallies of PM Modi


Delhi chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that Janata Dal-United in Bihar was sweeping the elections.

He took to twitter to make his observation known;

BJP’s Prakash Javadekar was quick to respond. He told news agency ANI, “No one wins elections on a tweet. Bihar people want development under BJP, it is clear.”

Also Read:  Non-payment of Rs 1,500 cr will land Subrata Roy in jail: SC

Meanwhile, the second phase of elections got underway in Bihar on Friday and 47 percent voting were recorded at 2 pm on Friday.

Of all the phases, the second phase posed the greatest challenge to security personnel as all six districts – Kaimur, Rohtas, Arwal, Jehanabad, Aurangabad and Gaya – have been affected by Naxal violence one time or the other.

A total of 86,13,870 electors are expected to decide the fate of 456 candidates, 32 out of whom are women. There are 9,119 polling stations.

Also Read:  Delhi High Court issues notice to ACB chief Meena on AAP Govt's contempt plea

Nitish Kumar-led Grand Alliance is contesting against the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance.

Early opinion polls had given BJP a lead in the poll, but the most recent poll surveys have given sweeping victory for Nitish Kumar, who’s seeking a third term in Bihar.

Bihar elections are taking place in five phases with the counting starting on 8 November.

There have been reports that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP’s star campaigner, had cancelled three of his scheduled rallies. His opponents said that the decision came after a ‘nervous BJP’ realised there was not much response to the PM’s rallies.

Also Read:  गुजरात चुनाव: केंद्रीय मंत्री की रैली में महिलाओं ने थाली-बेलन के साथ किया हंगामा, 5 मिनट में ही सभा छोड़कर भागे मंत्री जी

PM was to address rallies in Buxar, Hajipur and Paliganj on 16 October. Reacting to the development, RJD said that this was a repeat of Delhi elections.

However, the BJP clarified that these rallies were ‘never scheduled.’



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here