Bihar Assembly Elections are only a few months away. The political parties are gearing up with the preparations. Recently, Home Minister Amit Shah conducted a virtual rally in Bihar due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Now, Hyderabad MP Asadduddin Owaisi‘s party All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has announced to contest elections in the state. Owaisi’s party will contest 32 out of 243 seats in the Bihar assembly constituency. The party’s state president Akhtarul Iman announced this move.
Releasing a video on Twitter, AIMIM state president said that the “election in Bihar is near and the political stir has increased. This time AIMIM has advised us that the party will contest 32 seats in 22 districts of Bihar. Soon we will release a second list. The election is currently being held in Bihar. This election is 15 years versus 15 years. The people of the state need the accounts of the Nitish government”.
बिहार में चुनाव लड़ने की पहली लिस्ट जारी, 22 जिले की 32 सीटों पर चुनाव लड़ेगी AIMIM। pic.twitter.com/Np22cU2EdX
— AIMIM (@aimim_national) June 10, 2020
The assembly seats on which AIMIM has declared to fight polls are:
- Barari and Kadva (Katihar)
- Amaur and Baisi (Purnia)
- Jokihat (Araria)
- Keoti (Darbhanga)
- Bisfi and Jhanjharpur (Madhubani
- Bochaha and Sahebganj (Muzaffarpur)
- Mahoba (Vaishali)
- Bettiah and Ramnagar (West Champaran)
- Dhaka and Narkatiaganj (East Champaran)
- Parihar and Bajopatti (Sitamarhi)
- Phulwari Sharif (Patna)
- Raghunathpur and Daraundha (Siwan)
- Birauli (Gopalganj)
- Sahebpur Kamal (Begusarai)
- Kahalgaon (Bhagalpur)
- Simri Bakhtiyarpur (Saharsa)
- Shahpur (Ara)
- Makhdumpur (Jehanabad)
- Imamganj and Wazirganj (Gaya)
- Chainpur (Kaimur).
Owaisi’s party won the Kishanganj seat of the assembly in the by-elections held last year. Bihar is the third state in the country where a representative of Owaisi’s party has reached the assembly.
The tenure of the 243-member Bihar Assembly ends on November 29. In 2015, the assembly polls were held in October-November.