All coalition parties led by Nitish Kumar to contest elections in Bihar: NDA
All coalition parties led by Nitish Kumar will contest Assembly elections in Bihar. Elections are scheduled to be held in October-November.
New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Jagat Prakash Nadda on Sunday announced that all NDA allies led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will contest Bihar Assembly elections.
Addressing a virtual meeting of the State Working Committee of Bihar here today, Mr. JP Nadda said that BJP, Janata Dal (United) and Lok Jan Shakti Party (LJP) will contest and win elections under the leadership of Nitish Kumar. Assembly elections are scheduled to be held in Bihar in October-November.
He appealed to the party workers to unite to win the Bihar elections under Nitish Kumar’s leadership and said that the BJP is not only trying to strengthen itself but also it wants its allies to be strong as well.
Referring to Kumar’s efforts to control the coronavirus pandemic in the state, Mr. Kumar said that Bihar’s recovery rate today is 73.48 percent. In Bihar, 100 million screenings have been carried out on a door-to-door basis. Covid tests in the state have increased from 35 thousand to 1 lakh today. Bihar government deserves appreciation for the same.
He said that he is happy that Bihar has done very well in the Covid crisis, whether it is power evacuation or flood relief work, all have been done very well.
Mr. Nadda said that Bihar has put political and social awareness at a very high place. Be it the Champaran Satyagraha or the Reconstruction Movement or Jai Prakash ji, we know that Bihar had been at the front when everyone had compromised. Regarding Bihar, we all know that this state has an important place in the politics of the country. Be it political issues, social, or cultural, Bihar has led in every field.