Patna: The prolonged Lok Sabha polls nationwide came to an end on Sunday as voters in eight constituencies in Bihar cast their ballots in the seventh and final phase of the elections with overall voting turnout recorded at 53.35%.
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: Just days after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah held an impressive road-show in Patna to prop up the candidacy of Ravi Shankar Prasad from Patna Saheb, Congress leaders in Bihar announced the proposed road-show of party national president Rahul Gandhi on May 16 to campaign for Shatrughan Sinha, Prasad's rival from the same seat.
Patna: In an attempt clearly intended to irk Patna's very own and Bihar's first Bollywood superstar Shatrughan Sinha, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah on Saturday held a massive road-show in Sinha's own backyard ahead of the seventh phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections in which the former BJP leader now with Congress is pitted against another Patna'ite and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.