BJP confident of good show in Bihar polls

October 13th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS  

Bharatiya Janata Party Patna, Oct 13 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Wednesday said he was confident that the party and its ally Janata Dal-United would put up a good show in the October-November Bihar assembly polls compared to those of 2005.

“We are confident of good performance and sure that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will return to power in Bihar,” Gadkari, who arrived here for election campaign, said.

Gadkari said the people would vote for the BJP and the JD-U for the development activities.

“People know that for the first time, development took place in Bihar during the NDA rule and the state recorded a high growth rate,” Gadkari said.

“The BJP and the JD-U have become synonymous with development in Bihar as the government has worked hard for it,” the BJP president said.

Gadkari will campaign for party candidates contesting polls in Mithilanchal and Kosi belt, a BJP leader said.

The BJP is contesting 102 seats and the JD-U is contesting 141 seats.

Bihar will elect a 243-member assembly in staggered election that begins Oct 21 and ends Nov 20. The results will be known Nov 24.

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