“Lalu-Nitish duo cannot bring change in Bihar, only BJP can do that. He was successful when he was with his partner and now he has failed because we are not with him”, Javadekar told PTI.
Tejaswi pointed out how periodically Pakistani flags were raised in Jammu and Kashmir, which is ruled by an alliance of the Peoples Democratic Party and the BJP.
In Samastipur, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj struck a similar note, asking voters to be wary of the grand secular alliance under which the state will return to “jungle raj”.
With elections being held in Bihar in five phases (October 12, 16, 28 and November 1 and 5), the Bihari migrants are being urged to travel to Bihar.
Javadekar will, in the next week campaign in assembly constituencies of three districts, including Gaya and Aurangabad.
Alleging that RJD-Congress rule of past 25 years had made the state most backward, he accused the Bihar Chief Minister of backstabbing the people’s mandate of 2010 by severing ties with the BJP.
He further said in states other than Bihar, one usually hears the phrase “caste the vote” but “vote for caste” seems to have worked in politics of Bihar.
Annoyed with the OROP issue donning a political colour, Lt Col (rtd) Anila Sinha expressed reservation on politicising the issue, saying OROP has nothing to do with state elections. “It is time for the people of Bihar to put in power those (BJP) who have proved themselves”, BJP Punjab unit president Kamal Sharma said.
The former BJP leader said Modi must be punished for his “anti-people policies”. Jethmalani on Sunday said that he will vote for Bihar CM Nitish Kumar if he had to, maintaining that he was against all who are betrayer. “If the NDA government is formed in the state, a separate cow rearing directorate would be formed”, he said, adding that “goshalas” would be revived and government grant would also be given for the objective. A day after PM reacted, now Amit Shah had also followed the similar line and reacted about Nitish Kumar for being “arrogant”.