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Oct 26, 2020 06:32 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Bihar Assembly Election 2020 highlights : Campaigning concludes for first phase of voting to be held for 71 seats on Wednesday

Bihar Assembly Election 2020 highlights: Voting for 243 assembly seats in Bihar will be held on October 28, November 3 and November 7.

Bihar Assembly Election 2020 highlights: Bihar is gearing up for assembly elections 2020. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has announced a three-phase election in Bihar in October-November. Voting for 243 assembly seats in the state will be held on October 28, November 3 and November 7. The campaign has reached fever pitch as first phase draws near. A total of 1,066 candidates are in the fray for the 71 seats going to the polls in the first phase on October 28 and 1, 464 for 94 seats in the second phase after the withdrawal of nomination papers. A total of 1,411 nominations have been filed for 78 assembly seats in Bihar which will go to polls in the third and last phase on November 7. The Rashtriya Janata Dal, which heads the opposition Grand Alliance coalition in the Bihar elections, has released poll manifesto reiterating its promise of 10 lakh jobs and loan waiver for the farmers. Catch all the latest updates on Bihar Assembly Election 2020 here:
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  • October 26, 2020 06:30 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | This LIVE blog session has concluded. Stay tuned to Moneycontrol for the latest news, views and updates.

  • October 26, 2020 05:24 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | Union Minister Ravishankar Prasad addresses a public rally in Purnia.

    "Someone is saying we'll make a new Bihar. But in his poster of 'New Bihar', photo of his parents, who ruled state for 7.5 years each, is missing. Why're you so ashamed of your parents' photo?" he said (ANI)

  • October 26, 2020 04:03 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | "Why give another chance to a CM who didn't provide employment & failed to eradicate poverty. When migrants got stuck, where was his chopper? Then Nitish Ji said, stay where you are," Tejashwi Yadav during camaigning in Rohtas district (ANI)

  • October 26, 2020 03:25 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates |Those who don't have any knowledge or experience, are speaking against me at behest of their advisors. We're not interested in campaign, we're concerned about nepotism. We consider whole Bihar as one family but for few, only blood relatives are their family: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar (ANI)

  • October 26, 2020 03:12 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates |  Chief Minister Nitish Kumar addresses a public rally at Sakra Vidhan constituency in Muzzafarpur  

    "Crime has reduced in Bihar as state is now at number 23 ranking, according to govt data. We're interested only in work, not in our self-promotion," he said

  • October 26, 2020 02:59 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | Aren't all borders secure under PM Modi's leadership? In last 6 yrs, 4700 km long 4-lane roads have been constructed from Arunachal Pradesh to Galwan so that jawans can reach the borders without delay, whenever needed: BJP national president, in Aurangabad (ANI)

  • October 26, 2020 01:36 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to address two rallies in Bihar on 28th October - in Valmikinagar and Kusheshwar Asthan (ANI). 

  • October 26, 2020 12:54 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates | No development happened in Bihar after jungle raj : Chirag Paswan

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