In Bihar, campaigning has gained momentum for the Second Phase of State Assembly Elections. Polling will be held in 94 segments on 3rd of November for Second Phase while in the Third Phase 78 seats will go to polls on 7th of November. Star campaigners and senior leaders of various political parties are addressing public meetings and election rallies.
Grand Alliance Chief Ministerial candidate and RJD leader Tejaswi Prasad Yadav addressed rallies in Kuchaikote and Kateya in Gopalganj district. Mr Yadav reiterated in his public meetings that if voted to power employment will be provided to 10 lakh people.He alleged that the incumbent government led by Nitish Kumar has failed to meet the expectations of people.
Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) President Upendra Kushwaha held road shows and public meetings in Motihari and Jhanjharpur in support of candidates of Grand Secular Democratic Front.
Jan Adhikar Party Chief
Jan Adhikar Party Chief Pappu Yadav addressed a public meeting in Katihar where he tried to corner Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on the issue of corruption.
Senior leader of CPM Vrinda Karat alleged that due to lockdown people of weaker sections of society and poors have been forced to live in pathetic situations due to loss of jobs. She said, both the governments at Centre and State failed to mitigate their problems.
Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addressed an election rally today at Valmiki Nagar in West Champaran in support of Grand Alliance candidates. He alleged that the NDA Government has not fulfilled their promises with farmers.
He said that farmers are very angry with recent three farm reform legislations and they are making agitation. Mr Gandhi further alleged that these acts are an attack on farmers and their lands. He said, during the lockdown the migrant workers who lost their jobs were treated very badly by the Nitish Kumar-led Government.
The Congress leader will also hold his second public meeting at Kusheshwar Asthan in Darbhanga.