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.
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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”.
The RJD hit back by saying that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was on record for dubbing the BJP as ‘Badaka Jhuthe Party’ in the past.
Sanjiv Sahay, Spokesperson of the RJD, pointed out that the large turnout of ticket seekers is also an indication of the RJD’s popularity in the state.
Grand Alliance leaders held a meeting here on Friday. However, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Congress were conspicuously absent from the meeting, indicating that all is not well in the grand alliance.
All India Congress Committee secretary Ajay Kapoor said that party functionaries and workers will work tirelessly to rejuvenate the party in Bihar.
Yadav said that he loves the region and has been visiting the place for the past 20 years, during which the condition of Yamuna, which is the lifeline for millions in north India, has worsened.
Convicted in fodder scam cases, Lalu Prasad has been sentenced to up to 14 years in jail.
Tej Pratap Yadav on Tuesday, May 28, came in support of Tejashwi. Tej Pratap Yadav tweeted, “If anyone doubts Tejashwi’s leadership they should leave RJD.”
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