New Delhi: With a Congress-RJD-JD(U) ‘grand alliance’ confronting a tough plea in Bihar, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi will residence a array of rallies in a state subsequent month forward of a essential five-phase open elections.
Sonia and Rahul are scheduled to residence 9 and 4 rallies, respectively. While Sonia is slated to residence rallies on Oct 3 and Oct 17, Rahul will be holding open meetings on Oct 7, 26 and 30.
Congress sources pronounced that both RJD arch Lalu Prasad and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar are expected to share a dais with Sonia and Rahul in one or some-more of their rallies during a fortnight-long debate programme, that starts with a Congress President’s convene during Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur and Wajirganj in Gaya on Oct 3.
Rahul is scheduled to residence 3 rallies in Bachchwara in Begusarai, Barbigha in Sheikhpura and Chenari in Sasraam on Oct 7.
Due to his Bihar schedule, a Congress vice-president’s revisit to a party-ruled Karnataka to accommodate debt-ridden farmers and family members of those who committed self-murder has been shifted to Oct 9 and 10. As per a progressing plan, Rahul was to debate Karnataka on Oct 6 and 7.
While Sonia had already common dais with Nitish and Lalu during a Swabhiman Rally in Patna on Aug 30, Rahul is nonetheless to residence any corner convene with a Bihar leaders. Rahul kicked off his choosing debate from Champaran on Sep 19, pity a dais with Prasad’s son Tejaswi Yadav and JD(U) ubiquitous secretary K C Tyagi.
Launching his debate from Ramnagar, Rahul had done a no-holds-barred conflict on Modi job him a “feku” (braggart) and accusing him of not fulfilling promises done to people and operative usually for a few “suited-booted” people as he attempted to paint Modi and BJP as pro-rich.
The BJP-led NDA has already motionless to launch a debate blitzkrieg by holding a towering 500 rallies, with Prime Minister Modi alone addressing 20-22 large meetings.
The BJP in fondness with Ram Vilas Paswan’s LJP, Upendar Kushwaha’s RLSP and and former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi’s HAM is creation a critical bid to wring energy from two-term Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who has associated with his one time friend-turned-foe-turned-friend Lalu Prasad and Congress to hindrance a juggernaut of Modi-led BJP, that had probably decimated them in Bihar in final Lok Sabha polls.
After a Delhi drubbing, Bihar is a make or mangle choosing for BJP while a domestic destiny of both Prasad and Kumar also hinge on a electoral fallout in this essential poll.