PM Modi appealed to the people to cast their votes for National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidates to save Bihar from becoming 'bimar'.
Bihar assembly elections will be held in three phases -- October 28, November 3, and 7, and the counting of votes will take place on November 10.
Bihar elections 2020: In 1st phase, BJP is contesting from 29 seats, JD(U) from 35 and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) from six Assembly seats. The Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) has fielded one candidate.
Addressing the public in Biharsharif, JP Nadda said that under whom lawlessness existed in the state are now talking about jobs. "Lawlessness is the nature of RJD. They never sought forgiveness for what they did to the people of Bihar. This implies that they still have the same intentions."
Bihar elections: As per Opinion poll, BJP is seen fetching more seats than its alliance partner. BJP is projected to win 73-81 seats while JD(U) is projected to win 59-67 seats.
RJD released its manifesto for the Bihar Assembly Election 2020. The manifesto, which was released by party's chief ministerial candidate Tejashwi Yadav along with other leaders, promised farm loan waiver and 10 lakh jobs.
Bihar elections: BJP's poll manifesto comes a day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi hits the campaign trail. Promise of free Coronavirus vaccine triggered big political spat with Opposition targeting the saffron party for exploiting Covid-19 for political benefits.
"Bihar has a responsibility today. You have won the battle against Corona to some extent under the leadership of Nitish Kumar. But RJD and Congress want to leave CPI and CPI (M-L) amid you as a new Corona. This is no less than COVID-19," Yogi Adityanath said at an election rally.
Bihar polls 2020: Addressing a public rally, Rajnath said, "The lantern (RJD) has cracked and oil has spilled. Now, hands (Congress) and their games will not work."
50-year-old Vinod Singh, Bihar Minister for Backward and Extremely Backward Classes Welfare, passed away in Delhi on Monday while State Panchayati Raj Minister Kapil Deo Kamat died in AIIMS Patna on Friday after he was tested positive for COVID-19.