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Leaders urge masses to vote in third phase of Bihar elections

In the third phase,  78 of Bihar’s 243 assembly seats are up for election today which will decide the fate of thousands of candidates.

SNS | New Delhi |

Leaders from across the political spectrum have urged voters to cast their votes the third phase of Bihar elections on Saturday, 7 November.

In the third phase,  78 of Bihar’s 243 assembly seats are up for election today which will decide the fate of thousands of candidates.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed voters to take part in this ‘holy festival of democracy’ and set a new voting record while keeping in mind the coronavirus protocols.

PM in a tweet said,“Today is the third and last phase of voting in Bihar assembly elections. I request all voters to participate in this holy festival of democracy in greater numbers and set a new voting record. And of course, be sure to wear masks and social distancing as well.”

Union Home Minister Amit Shah urged voters to ‘vote in maximum number’ and appealed to the youth to vote for  ‘development and good governance’ in Bihar.

He said, “In Bihar, I appeal to all the voters of the third and last phase to vote in maximum number using your vote. I especially appeal to the youth to vote vigorously to encourage development and good governance in Bihar and encourage others to do the same.”

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi appealed to voters to ‘strengthen democracy’ by their votes.

He said, “Today is the last phase of voting in Bihar. There is an appeal to all voters to take part in it and strengthen democracy through their votes.”

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda also urged voters and said, “Today, the last phase of voting is taking place in Bihar. I urge all voters to ensure their participation in this festival of democracy by voting as much as possible for the progress of Bihar keeping in mind Covid’s precautions.

Opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav also urged voters to vote for ‘new Bihar’.

He said, “Ganges, Gandak and Kosi are flowing in Tbadili in Bihar. Change is on the rise. Make sure to use your vote today for the golden future, all-round development, developed Bihar, peace, peace, establishment and change of the system and the creation of new Bihar in a new era.Cast your vote & Be a companion of change.”