During a January 11 party meet, the Bihar Congress workers involved in a fistfight over the defeat in assembly elections and seat allotment issues. The incident took place at Patna state headquarters in front of the newly-appointed Bihar in-charge of AICC Bhakta Charan Das. While the workers hurled abusive words at each other, Das was seen trying to pacify them saying their purpose was to evaluate the reasons for defeat and not make personal… read-more
Courtesy: India TV
The recently concluded Bihar Assembly Elections witnessed a record high deployment of the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) for conducting the elections smoothly. Around 1.62 Lakh personnel from 1200 companies were deployed in the state. The force comprised of ITBP, BSF, CRPF, SSB, CISF, and armed police forces from 17 different states including some north eastern states. The earlier record for largest security deployment was held by last… read-more
Courtesy: The Times of India
In the final phase of Bihar elections, around 55.22% voters cast their votes on November 7. Deciding the destiny of 1,204 candidates in 78 constituencies, around 2.34 crore voters were expected to participate in this phase. The voting percentage was comparatively lower than that of 2015 (56.66%). Voting was also held for the Valmiki Nagar constituency, which fell vacant after the death of JD(U) MP Baidyanath Mahato in February 2020.