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Elections Live: Can’t compare Gujarat and Bihar, says Nitish Kumar

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The development work in Bihar cannot be compared to Gujarat since Gujarat has been ahead of Bihar for decades, says Nitish Kumar. (PTI) The development work in Bihar cannot be compared to Gujarat since Gujarat has been ahead of Bihar for decades, says Nitish Kumar. (PTI)

Get all the latest updates on Lok Sabha election throughout the day:

3.16 pm: Nitish takes a jibe at Modi, says “A few people are dreaming of being PM. They should have their facts and data right about Bihar.”

3.15 pm: Bihar is asking for its rights, not donation. We will fight for special status: Nitish Kumar

3.10 pm: Nitish Kumar hits back at Narendra Modi as he says ‘we are proud to be Bihari, we are not arrogant’.

3.08 pm: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar slams BJP saying that the saffron party never supported when they sought special status for Bihar.

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3.05 pm: Can’t compare Gujarat and Bihar as Gujarat has been ahead of Bihar for decades: Nitish Kumar

2.40 pm: No word from stage on Anna giving rally a miss, simple announcement on rally having concluded. Many in crowd dissapointed.

2.38 pm: we didnt get people frm outside because its a working day” says mamata. Many frm UP, bihar, kolkata, howrah came by trains last night present.

2.35 pm: Mamata takes on Gujarat model, says “Their leaders have communal face.”

2.34 pm: Mamata takes stage, says came here at Anna’s invite. “If there’s nobody, I will fight alone kept promise to come here,” she says.

2.00 pm: Trinamool Congress not to announce names of Lok sabha Candidates during their rally at Ramlila Maidan today: Derek

1.40 pm : Fresh announcements at TMC-Anna rally. Didi, Anna to arrive ‘soon’. Time for rally was 10 AM.

1.30 pm: Small group of Bengali traders from Karol Bagh, Chandni Chowk at Ramlila maidan say TMC only hope for “bangla cause” in Delhi.

1.00 pm: Speculation at TMC rally that Anna Hazare may not turn up at Ramlila Maidan since he is not well.

12.20 pm: TMC workers in Ramlila maidan say trains from Bengal bringing TMC supporters to Delhi.

12.15 pm: At Trinamool-Anna rally, Vinod Kumar Binny says, “I have just come to meet Anna, take his blessings”.

Upset with Lalu, Ram Kripal Yadav formally joined BJP.(Photo courtesy: Twitter) Upset with Lalu, Ram Kripal Yadav formally joined BJP.(Photo courtesy: Twitter)

12.10 pm: Kripal Yadav says he is pained to see the condition of Bihar, where family is given preference over work.

12.07 pm: Yadav says Modi is giving a new direction to the nation.

12.06: RJD is moving away from its principles.

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12.05 pm: Ram Kripal Yadav thanks BJP for giving him an opportunity, praises Narendra Modi.

12.00: Dissident Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP joins Bharatiya Janata Party.

Full story: Ram Kripal Yadav joins BJP

11.30 am: Ahead of Mamata continued…

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