As Bihar votes in the first phase of Assembly elections 2020 today, Congress leader and MP from Wayanad Rahul Gandhi urged the voters to vote in favour of the Mahagathbandhan alliance for justice, employment and farmer-related issues.
Gandhi tweeted in Hindi, "This time for justice, employment, farmers-workers, your vote should only be for Mahagathbandhan (grand alliance). Good wishes to all of you on the first phase of Bihar elections."
इस बार न्याय, रोज़गार, किसान-मज़दूर के लिए— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) October 28, 2020
आपका वोट हो सिर्फ़ महागठबंधन के लिए।
बिहार के पहले चरण के मतदान की आप सभी को शुभकामनाएँ।#आज_बदलेगा_बिहार
Meanwhile, BJP National President JP Nadda also urged the voters to come out and exercise their power while keeping coronavirus-related safety protocol in mind.
Nadda tweeted, "The first phase of voting for the Bihar assembly elections is going on today. Your vote is your greatest strength in a democracy. I request all voters to take part in this mahaparva of democracy keeping in mind the precautions related to COVID-19. Voting first, then anything else. "
बिहार विधानसभा चुनावों के लिए आज पहले चरण का मतदान हो रहा है।— Jagat Prakash Nadda (@JPNadda) October 28, 2020
आप का मत ही लोकतंत्र में आपकी सबसे सबसे बड़ी ताक़त है। मेरा सभी मतदाताओं से अनुरोध है कि कोविड सम्बन्धी सावधानियों का ध्यान रखते हुए लोकतंत्र के इस महापर्व में जरूर हिस्सा लें।
पहले मतदान, फिर जलपान!
In the first phase of Bihar elections, over 2 crore voters will vote for 1,066 candidates. The first phase will be conducted across 71 seats including Jamui, Wazirganj, Munger, Sasaram, Bodh Gaya, Sikandra and naxal-hit areas like Gaya, Aurangabad and Rohtas. Bihar elections 2020 are being held in 3 phases- first phase is taking place on October 28, second one will be conducted on November 3 whereas the third and the final phase will be conducted on November 7. The results of the Bihar polls will be out on November 10.