Blasts in Patna are saddening, unfortunate: Narendra Modi

BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said on Sunday that serial blasts in Patna, ahead of his `Hunkar` rally were sad and unfortunate.

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said on Sunday that serial blasts in Patna, ahead of his `Hunkar` rally were sad and unfortunate.

After addressing a massive crowd at Patna`s Gandhi Maidan, where he tore into Nitish Kumar for having betrayed the BJP and took on the Congress on governance issues, Modi tweeted – "Blasts in Patna are deeply saddening and unfortunate."

He also said, "Condolences with families of deceased and prayers with injured. I appeal for peace and calm."

A series of blasts rocked Bihar`s capital ahead of Narendra Modi`s rally today, in which five people are feared to have been killed.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar spoke to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the phone about the blasts, as per reports. The blasts, which were of low intensity, took place at Patna railway station and areas near Gandhi Maidan.

Mamnohan Singh condemned the blasts and appealed for calm. He also asked Nitish to speed up the probe and punish the guilty.

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