Patna: The high-voltage political campaign for first phase of Bihar assembly election came to an end on Monday. Campaign for 71 assembly constituencies that spread over 16 districts will go for polls in the first phase of elections on October 28.
As per the Election Commission, in the first phase of elections, the fate of 1,066 candidates will be decided by 2,14,6,960 voters who will cast their vote in 31,000 polling stations.
The ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA), comprising among others, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Janata Dal (United), is up against the opposition ‘Mahagathbandhan,’ comprising the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Congress and Left parties.
Top leaders of both the alliances are making a last-ditch effort to woo the voters as only one day is left for campaigning for the first phase of elections. Political bigwigs Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also addressed rallies on Friday.
To win the hearts of voters, several big leaders, including BJP national president JP Nadda, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan held election rallies today, in favour of their party and allies candidates.