Patna, Oct 29: In an unusual poll pitch, BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday appealed the people of Bihar to vote for BJP and insisted that it will be Diwali-like celebration in Pakistan if the NDA alliance loses in the state.
Address a public gathering in Bihar BJP president was quoted as saying, "If at all BJP loses (by mistake) in Bihar, crackers will be bursted in Pakistan. Do you want that to happen?"
Bihar has entered into the final stages of its assembly poll as there are just two more phases left for polling. Hence, parties are not leaving any stones unturned to brighten their prospects in Bihar which has now become a prestige issue.
Earlier, hitting out at the (JD-U, RJD and Congress') grand alliance in the state Shah said that the arrogance of its leaders was an impediment to the growth of the state.
Earlier in the day, union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said exuded confidence that BJP-led NDA will form the next government with two-thirds majority in Bihar due to the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
"Modi's popularity remains intact and people still have faith in him as reflected in his rallies with large gathering. He is one of the main factor of BJP-led NDA to get two-thirds majority in Bihar assembly polls," Jaitely said at a press conference in the party office here.