“We want a development-oriented government rather than a government of moppers,” said Rahul Gandhi.
Gandhi asked party workers to put up a stiff fight in the elections.
Security forces recovered and defused four IEDs from within the Hariharganj police station of Palamu district.
All 13 seats are spread over the six Maoist-affected districts of Palamau, Gumla, Lohardaga, Chatra, Garhwa and Latehar.
Today, VB has grown to have assets of over Rs 5 crore, and received over Rs 12.3 crore in project grants in 2012-13.
Campaigning for the first phase of elections ended in J&K and Jharkhand on Sunday. The Indian Express team tracks parties’ approach and what’s at stake on Tuesday.
Describing the poor development of Jharkhand, Sonia said “the BJP has ruled this state the longest.”
Rahul Gandhi also attacked the cleanliness campaign taken up by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Gandhi alleged that the Narendra Modi government was trying to clip previous welfare programmes taken up by the previous regime.
BJP candidate survived but reply to bullets should be made through through the ballot, said Modi.
If any minister from Modi government comes, then they would unfold JMM’s corruption, Modi said.
In unconquered Jharkhand region voting in first phase, party replaces 7 of 8 candidates from 2009.
Amit Shah said Chhattisgarh saw development under BJP rule and promised the same for Jharkhand.
The JD(U), for its part, has nominated a candidate for Hussainabad, which has a sitting RJD MLA.
Sources in the TSPC said that Bhokta was once the deputy zonal commander of Latehar.