Bihar is seeing NDA as a ray of hope: PM Narendra Modi

By: | Published: November 1, 2015 9:09 AM

With the fourth phase of the five-phase Bihar elections underway, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged the people of the state, especially the youth to cast their votes in large numbers and said the current atmosphere in Bihar indicated that the people were looking for a change in government.

With the fourth phase of the five-phase Bihar elections underway, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged the people of the state, especially the youth to cast their votes in large numbers and said the current atmosphere in Bihar indicated that the people were looking for a change in government.

“Atmosphere in Bihar indicates people want change. People are seeing NDA as a ray of hope. Will campaign in Madhubani, Madhepura & Katihar,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.

Polling for the fourth phase began at 7 a.m. amid tight security arrangements today.

A total of 776 candidates are in fray for 55 assembly seats across seven districts namely West Champaran, East Champaran, Sheohar, Sitamarhi, Muzaffarpur, Gopalgunj and Siwan.

A total of 1,46,93,294 electorate will cast vote on 14,139 polling stations to elect their representatives.

The polling will take place from 7 am to 5 pm in 43 constituencies, while in four Naxal-hit constituencies, it will conclude at 3 pm, whereas in other eight constituencies at 4 pm.

The last phase of polling is scheduled on November 5 on the remaining 57 seats. Campaigning is in full swing for the fifth and final phase to be held on Thursday in 57 constituencies spread over nine districts.

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