Campaign ends for second phase of Bihar elections, polling on Tuesday- The New Indian Express

Marketing campaign ends for second part of Bihar elections, polling on Tuesday- The New Indian Specific

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By PTI

PATNA: Campaigning for the second part of Bihar meeting elections ended on Sunday night, setting the stage for polling on Tuesday in 94 constituencies unfold throughout 17 districts.

The final day of campaigning witnessed hectic canvassing with Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing 4 back-to-back rallies in help of NDA candidates, and RJD chief Tejashwi Yadav, who can also be within the fray on this part, criss-crossing over a dozen venues.

In line with the Election Fee, greater than 2.85 crore voters will resolve the electoral destiny of 1,463 candidates — 1316 male, 146 feminine and one transgender.

Of the whole 2,85,50,285 voters 1,50,33,034 are male, 1,35,16,271 feminine and 980 transgender, as per the ballot panel knowledge.

The Election Fee mentioned it has arrange a complete of 41,362 cubicles at 18,823 polling stations.

Maharajganj constituency has the utmost 27 candidates on this part, whereas the minimal 4 are from Darauli constituency (SC).

The 94 constituencies that are going to ballot on November Three are in 17 districts: West Champaran, East Champaran, Sheohar, Sitamarhi, Madhubani, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Gopalganj, Siwan, Saran, Vaishali, Samastipur, Begusarai, Khagaria, Bhagalpur, Nalanda and Patna.

The BJP’s cost was led by Prime Minister Modi, who addressed seven rallies over two days, together with the 4 on Sunday.

A number of Union ministers together with Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani, Giriraj Singh and Anurag Thakur, moreover senior get together leaders resembling BJP chief J P Nadda addressed marketing campaign rallies.

In his Sunday rallies, the prime minister excoriated the opposition over the Pulwama assault after Pakistan’s admission of complicity in it and berated the RJD-Congress mix, calling it an alliance of “double-double yuvraj” (two crown princes) whose sole concern was to guard their “respective thrones”.

BJP leaders repeatedly raked up the Ram temple points, Article 370, triple talaq and in addition prominently talked about the Pakistani minister’s admission of his nation’s involvement within the Pulwama assault of 2019 that had left 40 CRPF jawans lifeless.

For attacking the RJD, their fixed chorus was “jungle raj”, “lantern period”, “kidnapping trade”, slamming the get together over its document on legislation and order.

At a rally on October 28, PM Modi had focused Tejashwi, calling him “Jungle Raj Ke Yuvraj (the crown prince of jungle raj)”.

Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi addressed two rallies for this part of elections the place he cornered Modi and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over the problems of unemployment, migrant disaster, farm legal guidelines and sugar mills.

He had mentioned the prime minister talks about different nations in his speeches however not in regards to the points dealing with the nation resembling unemployment.

Tejashwi, in the intervening time, scaled up the depth of his marketing campaign and addressed near a dozen, or much more, rallies each day because the voting for part 1 of election on October 28.

He stored his concentrate on his promise of 10 lakh jobs, whereas additionally assailing Kumar over a document “46.6 per cent unemployment”, poor standing of training and well being services, the dealing with of the coronavirus disaster amongst different issues.

Tejashwi’s salvos drew stinging response from Kumar who tried to blunt his assault by evaluating the legislation and order scenario underneath the RJD’s authorities (1990-2005) with that underneath his 15 rule and continually reminding the voter that RJD chief Lalu Yadav has been implicated for corruption and is serving a jail time period.

Kumar additionally stored counting his authorities’s work on energy, street and giving reservation to ladies in native our bodies.

He additionally mentioned that he would favor population-proportionate reservation.

With huge crowds thronging these rallies, COVID- 19 tips on social distancing have been flagrantly violated.

Tejashwis elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav can also be within the fray on this part.

Amongst different distinguished faces whose destiny can be closed in EVMs on this part are: BJP chief and Street Building Minister Nand Kishore Yadav (Patna Sahib), JD(U) lawmaker and Rural Growth Minister Shrawan Kumar (Nalanda), BJP MLA and Cooperative Minister Rana Randhir Singh (Madhuban), and JD(U) chief and state minister Ramsevak Singh (Hathua).

Additionally within the fray is Chandrika Roy (JDU), the daddy of Tej Pratap Yadavs estranged spouse Aishwarya Rai, who in her marketing campaign has been highlighting the alleged “ill-treatment” meted out to her by RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s household.

This part can also be very essential for Chirag Paswan- led Lok Janshakti Get together which has fielded 52 candidates.

Their efficiency on this part will point out if the problems raised by Paswan throughout his marketing campaign — corruption fees towards Nitish Kumar, training levels getting delayed, lack of jobs, and migration for livelihood — discovered resonance among the many individuals.

The RJD has 56 candidates within the fray this part, the BJP 46, the JD(U) 43, the RLSP 36 and the Congress 24.

Congress chief Shatrughan Sinhas son Luv Sinha can also be within the fray this part from Bankipur seat in Patna.

He’s up towards sitting BJP MLA Nitin Nabin.

Haranut (Nalanda) constituency, which homes Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s village, can also be going to vote on this part.

Voting will start at 7 am on November 3.

The third and last spherical of voting will happen on November 7 and the counting of votes on November 10.

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