Bihar polls: Nitish, Lalu take potshots at Modi

Patna, Oct 17: Two Pointsmen of the grand secular alliance in Bihar polls, Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad, today sharpened attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and claimed the saffron party has suffered badly in the first two phases of voting.

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"Export has reached bottom this year after regular fall in past 10 months...Modiji forget 'Acheche din' (good days), please return our 'purane deen' (old days)," Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said in his tweet message slamming PM.

Nitish, Lalu take potshots at Modi

Addressing election rally at Baniapur in Saran district, Kumar claimed that as per information reaching him BJP has suffered badly in the first two phases of voting in the state.

"BJP tried to create an air in its favour in Bihar... two phases of voting have taken out air from them)," Kumar said mocking at the saffron party. Later, addressing an election meeting in Phulwarisharif in Patna district, Kumar highlighted unity of JD(U), RJD and Congress in grand secular alliance which smoothly decided seat-sharing and projected a face in the poll.

"We declared name of candidates of all the three parties together and have also announced joint programme if voted to power," Kumar said seeking support for JD(U) candidate Shyam Rajak. The rival groups of BJP and its associates are "breathing down each others neck", Kumar commented. "When asked who will be their leader if they win they have no answer.

All the parties have released their manifesto or vision document separately," he said and alleged lack of unity among NDA coalition. Kumar's associate Lalu Prasad was also unsparing at PM and BJP. n BJP's 'dal' (pulse) did not cook in Bihar it made pulses costly. They are filling pockets of rich by taking away plates of poor," the RJD chief said in his tweet.


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