NDA will sweep LS polls in Bi­har: BJP leader

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PATNA: Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Bi­har Pres­i­dent Nityanand Rai says that the Na­tional Demo­cratic Al­liance (NDA) will make a clean sweep of all the 40 Lok Sabha seats in the state in the 2019 gen­eral elec­tions.

“The BJP has de­vised a strat­egy with its al­lies to en­sure NDA’S vic­tory in all 40 seats. The op­po­si­tion is weak­en­ing day by day in Bi­har with prime op­po­si­tion face Lalu Ya­dav in jail and his sons mired in a fam­ily feud,” Rai, a Lok Sabha mem­ber from Ujiarpur, told re­porters.

“In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the NDA bagged 31 seats de­spite the fact that the JD-U (Janata Dal-united) con­tested against the BJP. But with the re­turn of Chief Min­is­ter Ni­tish Ku­mar and his JD-U to the NDA fold, the life­less op­po­si­tion will draw a blank.”

The BJP polled 29.40 per cent votes in 2014 and bagged 22 seats but the party’s cen­tral lead­er­ship re­placed then state pres­i­dent Man­gal Pandey in late 2016 with a pow­er­ful OBC leader Rai who en­joys the strong back­ing of up­pers castes too in a state where pol­i­tics is largely GUIDED By CASTE-BASED Equa­tions.

BJP vet­er­ans ad­mit that Rai has taken the party base from ur­ban and semi-ur­ban ar­eas to each block and tehsil in Bi­har with hard work and de­ter­mi­na­tion.

RAI, who rep­re­sented HA­JIPUR seat in the state As­sem­bly for four times, is a prod­uct of the BJP’S stu­dent wing pol­i­tics AND HAS BEEN A LAG-BEARER of the RSS in north Bi­har since child­hood.

DAY-DREAM­ING

Rai said in the in­ter­view: “The Op­po­si­tion is day-dream­ing of im­prov­ing its tally in Bi­har, I am not leav­ing a sin­gle Lok Sabha seat to chance. There is spe­cific plan for every seat. Most im­por­tantly, peo­ple have great af­fec­tion for Prime Min­is­ter NAREN­DRA MODI AND In HIS qual­ity lead­er­ship.”

HE out­rightly RE­JECTED re­ports that the law and order sit­u­a­tion in Nda-ruled Bi­har had wors­ened in re­cent times.

“The Ni­tish Ku­mar-led gov­ern­ment has adopted zero tol­er­ance on crime and cor­rup­tion and there should be no doubt on these is­sues in any­one’s mind. The crim­i­nals have been taken head-on be­cause the gov­ern­ment has strong will power to tackle anti-so­cial el­e­ments,” stated Rai, who en­joys the strong back­ing of party Pres­i­dent Amit Shah.

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