An estimated 55 per cent voters cast their votes in Laukaha assembly bypoll in Bihar`s Madhubani district which passed off peacefully today.
Mayawati alleged that not much development and public
interest works were done in Bihar by Nitish Kumar government
and relating his victory with development was not fair.
campaigned in 70 districts and 22 seats but the party could
not win a single seat in any of these.
BJP described the election results as a victory of meritorious leadership over dynastic politics.
The Assembly elections in Bihar are a do-or-die battle for former CM Lalu Prasad Yadav.
Nitish Kumar is seeking a 2nd term to continue with his agenda of development & progress.
Probably the most visibly divisive and vote bank-oriented politics in Bihar, after that over caste, is for the Muslim ballot.
Rebel BJP leader Ranvir Nandan withdrew his candidature from Bankipur assembly seat in
favour of the official candidate Nitin Navin, according to the
state unit leader Sanjay Mayukh.
LJP President Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday
claimed that intra-party squabbles within ruling NDA and
Congress showed that NDA had "conceded defeat" much before the
NCP released its second list of 17
candidates for the first phase poll to 47 assembly
constituencies in Bihar scheduled on October 21.
The NCP would contest 150 of the
243 assembly seats in Bihar and released the party`s first
list of 16 candidates today for the 47 assembly constituencies
going to poll in the first phase on October 21.
Preparations for Bihar Assembly polls will be reviewed by the full Election Commission during its two-day visit to Patna from September 20.
With the six-phase Bihar assembly
elections set to begin from October 20, Congress is expected
to finalise its candidates by the end of this week.
The Congress Thursday formed a screening committee to recommend candidates for the approval of the party`s central election committee (CEC) for the Bihar assembly elections later this year.
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