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Patna: Hundreds of thousands of people in Patna on Thursday turned up to see the political road-show of Congress president Rahul Gandhi who was in the state capital to stump for Shatrughan Sinha, the Congress candidate from Patna Saheb where he is pitted against his former colleague and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravi Shankar Prasad.
Patna: Prior to the much-hyped road-show in Patna to prop up Shatrughan Sinha's candidacy from Patna Saheb, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday spoke at a public rally in Bikram at the outskirts of the state capital to seek support for Misa Bharti, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) candidate from Pataliputra constituency.
Patna: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, just days before the seventh and last phase of the Lok Sabha elections in Bihar where a host of veteran politicians go against each other, held two rallies in Bihar – in Buxar and then in Sasaram on Tuesday where he stuck to the BJP electoral strategy of slamming the opposition hard and then padding his own resume on national security.
Patna: Rajya Sabha member and Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday organized an Iftar party in Patna that was attended by senior party leaders including Shatrughan Sinha, the new member of the party and the parliamentary candidate from Patna Saheb.