Oct 30, 2020 07:20 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Bihar Election 2020 highlights: We have ended the 'lantern era', every household gets electricity now : Nitish Kumar
Bihar Election 2020 highlights: RJD-Congress are taking on JD(U)-BJP. With just three days to go before the second phase of polling, the campaign is gathering steam.
Bihar Election 2020 highlights: The state of Bihar is heading for polls in three phases, amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, to elect a new 243-member Legislative Assembly. The first phase of polling was held on October 28 and saw about 55.6 percent voter turnout. The second phase is scheduled for November 3. The counting of votes will be held on November 10. The election campaign is gathering steam by the day. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) and its allies, including the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), are aiming to retain power in the state. The ruling coalition is being challenged by the ‘Grand Alliance’, or the ‘Mahagathbandhan’, comprising Tejashwi Yadav-led Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the Congress and other smaller parties.