Elections Live: Can’t compare Gujarat and Bihar, says Nitish Kumar
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.
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”.
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.
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.
11.30 am: Ahead of Mamata continued…