The party also raised the safety issue of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi with the Election Commission. The party has taken the decision in the wake of the serial blasts that rocked Patna ahead of its Hunkaar Rally on Sunday where Modi was also present. Five people were killed while 100 were injured in the six blasts, most of which were in and around the venue of the rally.
Meanwhile, doctors at a Patna hospital confirmed that 100 people who were brought there in injured condition had been released while 36 were still undergoing treatment.
The BJP also raised the issue of Narendra Modi's security with the EC
The National Investigation Agency confirmed on Monday that the Indian Mujahideen was involved in the blasts. A CNN-IBN report said that Tehseen Akhtar, the right-hand man of Yasin Bhatkal, the co-founder of the IM, emerged as the prime suspect behind the attack.