Tiwary said the Congress initially wanted to contest 100 seats of the 243-strong assembly, but settled for 70, ”a number, we were given to understand, was approved by Sonia Gandhi herself”.
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The intent of the Government for conducting Census 2021 was notified in the Gazette of India on 28 March 2019. However, due to the outbreak of Covid-19, the Census activities have been postponed.
Yadav also informed that he will be campaigning at Kusheshwar Asthan (SC) and Tarapur tomorrow.
The Congress, which is a part of the Mahagathbandhan in Bihar, has challenged the RJD by launching its candidates from both Tarapur and Kusheshwar Asthan Assembly constituencies
Tejashwi Yadav, the leader of opposition in Bihar Assembly, said on Thursday that the party national president Lalu Prasad will sort out all the issues.
Yadav has set up the centre at 1 polo road in Patna from his private funds. He said that it has all the necessary medical equipment, beds, oxygen and provision for free food.
The United Forum of Bank Union (UFBU), an umbrella body of nine bank unions, are on a two-day nationwide strike starting Monday against the privatisation of Public Sector Banks and retrograde banking reforms.
Gagan alleged that the Bihar government has deliberately delayed the fresh recruitment of teachers across the state.
A former Minister, Razak claimed that the RJD would induct only those MLAs who are staunch supporters of socialism and secularism.
During a press conference held at the BJP state office in Patna, Jaiswal said on December 25 a ‘Kisan Chaupal Sammelan’ would also be organised in all 534 blocks of Bihar.
Though it seems the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) may jack up with a projection of 85 seats, the BJP is also in the striking range with 70 seats, as per the exit poll.
On the other hand, for the Mahagathbandhan (Grand Alliance), the RJD is contesting on 46 seats and its ally the Congress on 25 assembly seats.
Taking a note of this, key contenders — Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Congress, Janata Dal-United, Bharatiya Janata Party and Lok Janshakti Party are looking at consolidating their position for the final tally.
Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav too has raised questions over the ‘Saat Nischay’ Yojana and asked the Chief Minister to tell about the expenditure estimates before the public.
Tejashwi also slammed JP Nadda, the national president of the Bharatiya Janata Party, and urged him to “avoid making people of Bihar fools”.
As Bihar votes for phase one, the PM warned the people of Muzaffarpur about the ‘Prince of Jungle Raj’ in an apparent reference to Tejashwi Yadav and the ‘kidnapping industry’ of the past.
Bihar Assembly elections 2020: Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav promised 10 lakhs government jobs, Rs 1,500 unemployment benefits.
The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader on Friday shared the stage at a public rally with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Hisua in Nawada district, the latter’s first rally for the Grand Alliance in the poll-bound state.
The lucrative offer of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Mahagathbandhan have been so far successful in bringing people out of their homes to listen to Tejashwi at the rally venues.
On Sunday, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) hit out at the NDA, asking it to reveal all the scams and wrong-doings during its regime in the state.
According to sources in Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the Congress applied pressure tactics to take 70 seats as RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav is lodged in Ranchi jail and Congress running the government in Jharkhand.
In Lalu’s absence, the controversy over the seat-sharing dispute in the Grand Alliance seems to be something that has left Tejashwi appearing clueless.
Congress state in-charge Shaktisinh Gohil refused to comment on the status of the alliance but said it will be done soon. Sources say RJD is not willing to concede more seats to the smaller parties.
The party said, “In the forthcoming Bihar Assembly elections, Samajwadi Party will not enter into any alliance in Bihar and will support RJD’s candidates.”
Meanwhile, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Ajay Alok reacting to protest said “copying an idea of others needs skill and mind”.