Massive wave in favour of BJP-NDA in Bihar: Modi

This is PM Modi's second rally in Bihar

Narendra Modi and Nitish Kumar (File) Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar during a public meeting in Jamui | PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday there is a massive wave in favour of the National Democratic Alliance in Bihar. The prime minister is set to rally in Bihar's Nawada district today.

Modi tweeted, “Once again, a massive wave of BJP-NDA is being seen in Bihar. I will have an opportunity to meet my family members, who are excited about voting, in the public meeting in Nawada around 11am today," Modi posted on X ahead of the rally. This is prime minister’s second rally in the state after the announcement of the Lok Sabha elections.

The BJP has fielded Vivek Thakur, the party's Rajya Sabha MP and son of senior BJP leader and former Union minister C.P. Thakur, from Nawada Lok Sabha constituency. Earlier on April 4, Modi had launched the Lok Sabha election campaign of the NDA in Bihar through a rally in Jamui constituency. Polling will be held in Nawada, Gaya, Aurangabad and Jamui Lok Sabha constituencies in the first phase on April 19.

As per the NDA's seat-sharing arrangement in Bihar for the Lok Sabha polls, the BJP is contesting 17 seats and its ally JD (U) 16. Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) will contest from five Lok Sabha seats in the state. Jitan Ram Manjhi-led Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) and Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) will contest from one seat each.

Besides Bihar, Modi is also campaigning in West Bengal on Sunday. Modi will address a rally in Jalpaiguri. 

-with agency inputs.

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