Category: Bihar Political News
Last Updated: Wednesday, 29 July 2015 15:56
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Narendra Modi will hold 3 election rallies in Bihar in August.
The first rally will be held in Gaya on August 9 whereas the remaining two rallies will be held in Saharsa and Bhagalpur on August 19 and 30, respectively.
Earlier on Saturday, the Prime Minister had launched BJP-led NDA's campaign for the upcoming Assembly elections in the state. He had addressed a mega rally in Muzaffarpur in the presence of top NDA leaders.
The BJP-led NDA, comprising Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), Upendra Kushwaha's RLSP and former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's Hindustan Awami Morcha (HAM), is banking on the upper caste, dalit, Koeri and mahadalit votes.
The party has decided not to declare the any candidate for chief ministership and will contest under the leadership of Narendra Modi.
Meanwhile, Chief Election Commissioner Naseem Zaidi, along with his team, will visit Bihar on August 7 to review preparations for the upcoming assembly polls, an official said here on Wednesday.
The team would meet representatives of various political parties on August 7 and top officials to district-level officials on August 8 to make elaborate security plans for an error-free election process, the official added.
The official said the dates of the elections would be announced after the meetings.
Elections in the state will take place in September-October.