Addressing poll rallies in Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the voters whether they wanted 'jungle raj' (lawlessness) or 'sushasan' (good governance) in the state. During his third rally on Friday in Bhagalpur, he continued his attack on the opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal.
"Bihar deserves investment. Who will ensure this? Those who turned Bihar into 'jungle raj' or those who are delivering good governance in Bihar and are dedicated to the state's development? Bihar deserves better law and order. Who will ensure that? Those who patronised goons or those who showered batons on them?
"Bihar also deserves better education system. Can it be ensured by those who are not even aware of value of education or by those who are working 24/7 to bring IITs and AIIMS to the state?"
PM Narendra Modi said that the NDA under Nitish Kumar has restored the rule of law in Bihar.
PM Modi said that Bihar deserves quality education. "Can it be ensured by those who don't even know the value of education or by those who are working 24/7 to bring IITs and AIIMS to Bihar?" he asked.
Bihar deserves quality education. Can it be ensured by those who don't even know the value of education or by those who are working 24/7 to bring IITs and AIIMS to Bihar?: PM Narendra Modi, in Bhagalpur#BiharElections pic.twitter.com/gYteuzpUzB— ANI (@ANI) October 23, 2020
Addressing an election rally in Bhagalpur, PM Modi said that people of Bihar know that it is important to make Nitish Kumar the CM again for faster development of the state. "The parties who are today standing against NDA are against the growth of the country," he said.
LJP chief Chirag Paswan thanks Prime Minister Narendra Modi for remembering his father Ram Vilas Paswan. "As a son, I felt good seeing Prime Minister's love and respect towards my father," says Chirag Paswan.
आदरणीय @narendramodi जी बिहार आते हैं और पापा को एक सच्चे साथी के जैसे श्रधांजलि देते है।यह कहना की पापा की आख़री साँस तक वे साथ थे मुझे भावुक कर गया।एक बेटे के तौर पर स्वाभाविक है पापा के प्रति प्रधानमंत्री जी का यह स्नेह व सम्मान देख कर अच्छा लगा।प्रधानमंत्रीजी का धन्यवाद 🙏— युवा बिहारी चिराग पासवान (@iChiragPaswan) October 23, 2020
Addressing an election rally in Bhagalpur, PM Modi said that voters of Bihar have taken a resolve that they won't let those who have a history of making the state 'Bimaru' come near them.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Bhagalpur. He will address a rally shortly.
After mocking the RJD for promising to create 10 lakh jobs, the NDA has promised to create 19 lakh jobs in Bihar if elected. I did not know that 19 was a smaller number than 10. I think I should go back to primary school, says senior Congress leader P Chidambaram
PM Modi said that most problems Bihar faces have roots in misgovernance and anarchy of 1990s.
Taking a dig at RJD, PM Narendra Modi in Gaya said that Bihar now has electricity, lantern has become redundant.
ये वो दौर था, जब बिजली संपन्न परिवारों के घर में होती थी, गरीब का घर दिए और ढिबरी के भरोसे रहता था।— BJP Bihar (@BJP4Bihar) October 23, 2020
आज के बिहार में लालटेन की जरूरत खत्म हो गई है।
आज बिहार के हर गरीब के घर में बिजली का कनेक्शन है, उजाला है: प्रधानमंत्री श्री @narendramodi
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attend 'Badlav Sankalp' rally at Hisua in Nawada district. "PM Modi and CM Nitish Kumar even took away the jobs of those employed and forced all mills to close," he said.
Bihar: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav & Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attend 'Badlav Sankalp' #BiharElections joint rally at Hisua in Nawada district.— ANI (@ANI) October 23, 2020
"PM Modi & CM Nitish Kumar even took away the jobs of those employed & forced all mills to close," says RJD Leader Tejashwi Yadav pic.twitter.com/34BDsqi4on
Addressing an election rally in Gaya, PM Modi said that people are aware of the Mahagathbandhan's priorities. "When we take action gainst those trying to break India, they are hurt," he said.
देश को तोड़ने की, देश को बांटने की वकालत करने वालों पर जब एक्शन लिया जाता है, तो ये लोग उनके साथ खड़े हो जाते हैं।— narendramodi_in (@narendramodi_in) October 23, 2020
इन लोगों का मॉडल रहा है बिहार को बीमार और लाचार बनाना: PM @narendramodi #BiharWithNamo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his rally at Gandhi Maidan in Gaya said, "Bihar In the last few years, a lot of effort and strict actions have been taken to limit the activities of Naxals in the country. Naxal presence has now been restricted to limited areas."
Congress leader Randeep Surjewala has dared PM Modi to announce special status for Bihar. "PM Modi gathered praises but where is Central University in Bhagalpur? PM Modi needs to give a lot of answers to 12 crore population of Bihar," he said.
PM Modi said that there was a time when women were not safe, money was extorted, jobs were turned into a money-making industry. Genreation may have changed but it should be remembered who pushed Bihar into this mess.
बिहार के लोग भूल नहीं सकते वो दिन जब सूरज ढलते का मतलब होता था, सब कुछ बंद हो जाना, ठप्प पड़ जाना।— BJP Bihar (@BJP4Bihar) October 23, 2020
आज बिजली है, सड़के हैं, लाइटें हैं और सबसे बड़ी बात वो माहौल है जिसमें राज्य का सामान्य नागरिक बिना डरे रह सकता है, जी सकता है : प्रधानमंत्री श्री @narendramodi #BiharWithNamo pic.twitter.com/5yyGNXYFWg
Attacking the opposition parties, PM Modi said that people who once ruled Bihar are again looking at the developing state with their greedy eyes. "But, Bihar must not forget who pushed them backward, that was the time when there was worsening law and order situation and corruption in the state," he said.
Addressing the rally in Sasaram, PM Modi said that voters have already taken a resolve that they won't let those who have a history of making the state 'Bimaru' come near them.
PM Modi said that sons of Bihar lost their lives in Galwan Valley for the tricolour and ensured Bharat Mata's head is held high. "Jawans of Bihar were also martyred in Pulwama attack. I bow my head at their feet and pay respects," he said.
Sons of Bihar lost their lives in Galwan Valley for the tricolour and ensured Bharat Mata's head is held high. Jawans of Bihar were also martyred in Pulwama attack. I bow my head at their feet and pay respects: PM Modi#BiharElections2020 pic.twitter.com/O7Xw2IyY78— ANI (@ANI) October 23, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the people of Bihar for the way they are fighting the battle against Covid-19. "The decisions and steps taken by the state government and people of Bihar against the pandemic are highly commendable," he said.
PM Narendra Modi also spoke about the Congress' stand on Article 370. "The country was waiting for the decision and the NDA fulfiled it," he said.
जम्मू कश्मीर से आर्टिकल-370 हटने का इंतजार देश बरसों से कर रहा था या नहीं।— narendramodi_in (@narendramodi_in) October 23, 2020
ये फैसला हमने लिया, एनडीए की सरकार ने लिया।
लेकिन आज ये लोग इस फैसले को पलटने की बात कर रहे हैं।
ये कह रहे हैं कि सत्ता में आए तो आर्टिकल-370 फिर लागू कर देंगे: PM @narendramodi #BiharWithNamo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also lashed out at the opposition parties for protesting against the three farm laws. Without taking the name of the Congress, he said that the government has brought the laws to increase the income of farmers while those are opposing the laws are with the middlemen.
PM Modi exuded confidence that the NDA under Nitish Kumar's leadership will retain the power, adding that "people of Bihar have already decided to bring back the NDA government".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his speech as he remembers LJP founder Ram Vilas Paswan and former RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh. Both the leaders passed away recently. While Paswan was a minister in Modi's Cabinet, Prasad had quit the RJD days before he died.
Bihar lost its two sons recently. I pay my respects to Ram Vilas Paswan Ji, who was with me till his last breath and gave his entire life for the welfare of the poor and Dalits. Similarly, Babu Raghuvansh Prasad Singh ji also worked for poor. I pay respects to him: PM Modi pic.twitter.com/LWi8W5dppw— ANI (@ANI) October 23, 2020
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar said that Bihar is currently at the 23rd position in crime rate in the country. "Our government has brought in control the law and order situation in the state," he said.
Pappu Yadav has asked PM Modi to speak out today on Chirag Paswan, joblessness, migrants issue and COVID19 deaths in Bihar. "He will effectively turn all big lies into truth during his speech. He should now stop his jumlebaazi," he said.
Union Minister Nityanand Rai ahead of Prime Minister Modi's rallies in Bihar said that today's rallies will help NDA to successfully create a new wave in this election season.
Addressing the rally, CM Nitish Kumar said that the coronavirus testing rate has increased significantly in Bihar. He is highlighting the steps taken by his government and the Centre to fight against the virus.
Prime MInister Narendra Modi has reached Sasaram in Rohtas district. He will address an election rally here shortly. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is also present on the state. Sasaram will go to polls in the first phase on October 28.
PM Narendra Modi reaches Biada Maidan in Sasaram to address an election rally.— ANI (@ANI) October 23, 2020
Chief Minister and JDU chief Nitish Kumar addressing at present, says, "I welcome our Prime Minister and I thank people for turning up in huge numbers despite #COVID19 pandemic." #BiharElections2020 pic.twitter.com/Bn5y1Im7iB
Polling for the 243-member assembly elections in three phases will be held on October 28, November 3 and November 7, while counting will take place on November 10. The first phase will go to polls for 71 assembly seats on November 28, while the second phase will go to 94 seats on November 3 and 78 seats in the last phase on November 7.
An Income Tax Department team raided Congress headquarters Sadaqat Ashram in Patna on Thursday evening and seized around Rs 8.5 lakh from a car parked inside the premises. While Income Tax officials have not officially commented on the matter, Congress state incharge Shaktisinh Gohil confirmed the raid and termed it "mischief" by the ruling party, ahead of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's rally on Friday.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will address multiple rallies in Bihar on Friday. As per the schedule, Rahul will address rallies in Nawada's Hisua, and Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur. He will be joined by RJD and grand alliance chief ministerial face Tejashwi Yadav at Hisua.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address three election rallies in Bihar. The rallies will be held in Sasaram, Gaya and Bhagalpur.
कल बिहार के अपने भाइयों और बहनों के बीच रहने का अवसर मिलेगा। सासाराम, गया और भागलपुर में रैलियों को संबोधित करूंगा। इस दौरान एनडीए के विकास के एजेंडे को जनता-जनार्दन के सामने रखूंगा और उनसे अपने गठबंधन के लिए आशीर्वाद मांगूंगा।— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 22, 2020