New Delhi: Nadda will address first rally amid COVID-19 restrictions.
BJP Party National President J.P Nadda on Sunday will address his first election rally in Bihar amid COVID-19 restrictions.
Last month, Election Commission of India (ECI) announced the schedule for State Assembly Polls. There will be three phases- October 28, November 3 and 7. The counting of votes will take place on November 10.
The public rally is scheduled in Gandhi Maidan of Bihar Bodhgaya and will begin at around 2 pm.
Speaking to the reporters, Tarun Chugh, BJP’s National General Secretary said that this is a proud moment for the party as it has braved itself against. COVID-19 and yet managed to stay in touch with its electorate.
Chugh also stated, “ We are democracy and its with pride I say that our president who is the Chief of world’s largest political party would be going amid people to seek their participation in the democracy’s biggest event”.
The sources in the party stated that Nadda would be staying in the state to motivate the cadre and leaders. However, the party has taken care of guidelines issued by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and ECI for the COVID -19.
Sanjay Jaiswal, BJP Bihar President said that chairs will be put in the ground to ensure social distancing and that party would win all the seats of the first phase of polls.
With the split in NDA on the state, as Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) would be contesting outside the alliance. The BJP, though seems to be confident about its prospects in the state, would be keeping a close watch on changed caste equations due to LJP’s exit.
BJP is finalising the rallies of all senior leaders like Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath who are considered to be influencers. Many in the party, too, believe that demise of Dalit leader and LJP patron Ram Vilas Paswan is likely to Swing Dalit Votes in favour of the party that isn’t alliance with them. After a meeting of the NDA alliance on October 6th, C.M Nitish Kumar said that Janata Dal (United) has been allotted 122 seats and BJP got 121 seats for the Bihar Assembly polls.
JDU will give 7 seats to Jitan Ram Manjhi’s Hindustan Awan Moarch (HAM) from its quota while BJP will a lot 11 seats to Vikassheel Insaan Party(VIP) from its share.