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Lok Sabha Elections 2024: PM Modi holds mega roadshow with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar in Patna

Ahead of the voting of fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections, PM Modi held a mega roadshow in Bihar's capital Patna. Earlier today Prime Minister held four back-to-back rallies in West Bengal.

Edited By: Shubham Bajpai Patna Updated on: May 12, 2024 23:39 IST
PM Modi and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at roadshow in Patna
Image Source : X/NARENDRAMODI PM Modi and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at roadshow in Patna

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar held a massive roadshow in Patna ahead of fourth phase Lok Sabha elections on Sunday evening. The PM and the Bihar CM campaigned for BJP candidate from Patna Sahib Lok Sabha seat Ravi Shankar Prasad. Both sides of the road where PM Modi's roadshow passed were jam-packed with BJP supporters chanting 'Modi-Modi' slogans. Deputy CM Samrat Choudhary also participated in the roadshow

PM Modi's roadshow route

Earlier the roadshow was to start from Dakbungalow intersection of the capital Patna, but after a huge influx of his supporters the route was extended by 1 KM. The roadshow started from Bhattacharya Road in Patna and passed through Kadamkuan, Sahitya Sammelan, Thakurbari Road, Bakarganj and ended at Udyog Bhawan of Gandhi Maidan. 

The district administration and BJP made vigorous preparations for the PM's road show. More than 600 policemen and RAF personnel etc. were deployed on the routes fixed for the rally. Meanwhile, the traffic was also been rerouted in the city. The BJP set up over a dozen stages on the rally route where BJP workers and social workers were welcomed and felicitated. Special arrangements of chanting of mantras and showering of flowers were also made.

BJP eyes to retain Patna Sahib constituency

Patna Sahib Lok Sabha seat is slated for polls in the last phase on June 1. BJP has pitted former Union Minister and sitting MP Ravi Shankar Prasad. As part of the I.N.D.I.A bloc, Congress is contesting Patna Sahib Lok Sabha seat and has fielded former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar's son Dr. Anshul Avijit. The Patna Sahib seat has been a stronghold of the BJP. The party won the seat with a 55 per cent vote share in 2009 and 2014 while it rose to 60 per cent in 2019.

 

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