Tribune News Service
New Delhi, October 15
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to address an election rally at Aarah in Bihar either on October 23 or 24, sources said. It is expected he may hold around 12 rallies with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the face of the NDA, they added Leaders said BJP candidates have asked for four more rallies of the Prime Minister for which a final decision of the PMO is awaited. Apart from the Prime Minister, Union Home Minister Amit Shah is also likely to hold “15 to 20” rallies in the three-phased elections.
Cong fields Shatrughan’s son from Bankipur
The Congress has released its second list of 49 candidates for the upcoming Bihar elections. It fielded actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha’s son Luv Sinha from the Bankipur Assembly seat and former NDA convener Sharad Yadav’s daughter Subhashini from Bihariganj.
Meanwhile, BJP president JP Nadda took a swipe at the RJD for coming up with “new map” of development for Bihar in the election. He said sons should know how their father ran the party rule in the state. He appealed to the people not to have any “confusion” and look back at the track record of the party which is coming up with “lofty” promises if voted to power.
Addressing election rallies at Karakat and Aurangabad, the BJP chief said NDA under the leadership of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Bihar “freed the state from jungle-raj”.