After Rahul, PM and Sonia to campaign in Bihar

October 15th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS  

Rahul Gandhi Patna, Oct 15 (IANS) After Rahul Gandhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi will campaign in Bihar for the first of the six-phase assembly polls, party leaders said Friday.

Manmohan Singh will address a public rally Saturday in Narpatganj constituency in Araria district. Sonia Gandhi will address public rallies in Kishanganj and Motihari districts for Congress candidates.

Congress leaders and workers are confident that the star campaigners will help the party in winning the polls. In the first phase Oct 21, 47 of the assembly’s total of 243 seats are to go to polls.

Rahul Gandhi, who began his day-long campaign Thursday for the October-November assembly polls by addressing three rallies in Katihar, Araria and Supaul, launched a scathing attack on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and said that no economic development has taken place in the state.

Bihar will go to polls over six phases Oct 21-Nov 20.

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