Bihar Election 2015: Amit Shah on Bihar trip, Campaign begins


The BJP Chief Amit Shah arrived  On Tuesday in Bihar for a week-long trip (Bihar Election Campaign) where he will hold meetings to inspire party cadres for a final push in the tough struggle with the JD (U)-RJD-Congress Mahagathbandhan trying to defeat this Grand Alliance of RJD-JDU-Congress in the Assembly Election.

Bihar BJP spokesperson Sanjay Mayukh said that Party’s election in-charge Ananth Kumar and the BJP chief Amit Shah, who arrived here on Tuesday, will chairmanship over nine regional meetings across the state in which top leaders and workers from all 38 districts will participate.

He will also work to placate the dissident voices that have arisen over a number of reasons, from tickets being given to turncoats from JD (U) and RJD and allegedly to those with criminal background to denial of nomination to the kin of some leaders.

“Amit Shah wants to ensure that the entire party apparatus is behind at all the goal to win the assembly elections as the last leg of campaign starts.
Whatever tactical change in campaign or toning up of management at local and booth level is required will be done by him,” a party source said.

Starting from tomorrow, he will hold meet at Begusarai, Aurangabad, Patna, Muzaffarpur and Supaul besides other places till October 5.

The BJP chief will also hold rallies at Kishanganj, Katihar and Purnia.

Significantly, BJP had lost in Lok Sabha elections last year from all these three constituencies and Shah’s decision to hold rallies underscores the importance he has attached to these places where the Muslim concentration is at its most in the state.

According to the information PM Narendra Modi may be return to the Bihar campaign with a rally in Banka.

As scheduled Bihar election will be held election goes to polls in five phases between October 12 and November 5.

Almost all opinion polls have predicted a neck and neck fight between the BJP-led NDA and the grand alliance spearheaded by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad.