Altogether 94 candidates, including five women, are in the fray.
The outcome in Bihar could also be a pointer to the mood of the people ahead of next year’s assembly polls.
The Bihar CM said that ‘Modi magic’ was in the wane now.
A total of 26,42,407 voters will exercise their franchise in 2422 booths.
RJD and JD(U) leaders hope to score 7-3. The BJP in pubic predicts eight seats but leaders in private say they would be happy with 6-4.
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JD(U) national president Sharad Yadav, meanwhile, said that he would speak to Shakuni Choudhary.
Lok Sabha polls weren’t about Nitish but bypolls are, voters say. However, tie-up with Lalu is a problem.
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When asked about his remarks, Manjhi said, “I have not said anything extraordinary.
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The byelections for 10 assembly seats in Bihar will be watched for the reaction of voters to Lalu and Nitish’s political volte face.
Manjhi’s statement comes at a time when Nitish has joined hands with Lalu Prasad for the August 21 bypolls.