Multi-edition daily Sahafat proclaimed in its front-page report: Political commentators are of the view that the magic of Modi has started losing its glow.
For now, he has reason to smile. But does Nitish model need rescuing from Nitish?
In Lalu Prasad-Rabri Devi’s Saran, Prabhunath Singh’s son Randhir wins Chhapra prestige battle.
The RJD won three of the four seats it contested, while the JD(U) and the Congress won as many seats as they lost.
Manjhi knows even Lalu Prasad may not afford to dislike him because OBC-dalit combination is required for much-hyped Mandal consolidation.
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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Nitish-Lalu-Congress campaign’s message and hype are all about uniting the forces of “samajik nyaya (social justice)” and “secularism” to combat Modi.