BJP candidates from Patna Saheb Ravi Shankar Prasad (BJP) and Shtrughan Sinha (Congress).

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%.

Tej Pratap Yadav's car damaged outside polling booth in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: Supporters of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tej Pratap Yadav roughed up a number of press reporters outside Veterinary College polling booth in Patna where the Lalu clan had gone to cast their votes early Sunday.

Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha doing road show in Patna with Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Thursday.

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.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at a campaign rally for Misa Bharti in Patna on Thursday.

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.

PM Narendra Modi campaigning in Sasaram on Tuesday.

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.

Shatrughan Sinha joins other Congress leaders for Iftar party in Patna on Tuesday.

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.

BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad visiting dalit bastis in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Patna Saheb Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday visited a number of dalit slums where he interacted with women and men to seek their support in his battle against Congress candidate and former Bollywood star Shatrughan Sinha.

Shatrughan Sinha/Rahul Gandhi composite.

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.

RLSP leader Ashok Kumar Verma joins BJP on Monday.

Patna: Just as the 2019 Lok Sabha elections are winding down with the seventh and final phase of the polls to be held on May 19, some politicians, still searching for a greener pasture, are switching parties in the run up of the poll results that are to be announced on May 23.

Polling in Vaishali district on Sunday.

Patna: Though not exactly incident free, the sixth and penultimate phase of the Lok Sabha elections came to an end on Sunday night at eight constituencies in Bihar where voters' turnout was registered at a little less than 60%.

IOC oil tanker crashes in Patna on Sunday.

Patna: In what could have been a major human and environmental disaster, an Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) tanker truck in Patna on Sunday afternoon lost control and after slamming a parked tractor and an auto-rickshaw, fell sideways on a service lane on New Bypass Road.

Amit Shah's road-show in Patna on Saturday.

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.

Election workers carrying out EVMs for tomorrow's polling at six constituencies in Bihar on Sunday.

Patna: Bihar is all set to hold the sixth and penultimate phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Sunday when millions of people go to the polling booths to cast their votes at eight constituencies that will determine the fate of a number of well-known political faces in the state.

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