Just three days forward of the Bihar Election part 2 polling on November 3, Union Minister Ashwini Choubey took a jibe at opposition’s Chief Ministerial candidate Tejashwi Yadav saying he cannot even spell the phrase cupboard accurately.
According to ANI, Ashwini Choubey stated, “That person who doesn’t understand issues. and couldn’t even clear class 10th exam, is criticising Nitish Kumar– a qualified engineer. He cannot even write the spelling of cabinet. His father’s first cabinet decision promised that one lakh jobs will be provided but he collected money from them and the applications for the jobs are still there in the dustbin.”
Further taunting on the Grand Alliance (Mahagathbandhan), Choubey termed the alliance between Congress and RJD as Gappu and Pappu.
Polling for the primary part of Bihar Elections befell on October 28. The coronavirus scare did not impression the turnout of the Bihar Assembly election with 55.69 per cent of the practically 2.15 crore eligible voters having exercised their franchise on Wednesday.
According to the Election Commission, as in comparison with the corresponding meeting segments which went to ballot within the 2015 acknowledged elections and the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the turnout this time was increased.
In the 2015 meeting elections, the turnout was 54.94 per cent within the corresponding constituencies.
In the 2019 Lok Sabha polls — with the identical meeting seats mapped to parliamentary seats — the turnout was 53.54 per cent.
“So, the turnout in phase one is higher than both Assembly and Lok Sabha elections,” a spokesperson stated on Thursday whereas issuing the ultimate figures for the primary of the three-phase polls.
The subsequent part of polling will likely be held on November Three and the ultimate part is on November 7.
A complete of 71 meeting constituencies of Bihar unfold throughout 16 districts went to polls on Wednesday within the first part amid tight safety and with COVID-19 pointers in place.
Of the practically 2.15 crore electors eligible to train the franchise, 1.12 crore are male, 1.01 crore feminine and 599 are categorised as third gender, in line with knowledge offered by the Election Commission.
(With inputs from PTI)