To ensure the victory of Congress candidates and the Grand Alliance in the Assembly elections 2020, Congress National President Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, and Priyanka Gandhi, as well as Bihar Babu Shatrughan Sinha, will jump into the campaign field.
The Congress has released the list of its star campaigners for the Bihar assembly elections on Saturday. Among the 30 star campaigners are Rajasthan and Punjab Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Captain Amarinder Singh, and the names of Congress rebel Sachin Pilot. Apart from these, Congress President Sonia Gandhi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Meera Kumar, Ghulam Nabi Azad are the heads for the first phase of elections.
Apart from these, Bihar Babu Shatrughan Sinha, Shakti Singh Gohil, Madan Mohan Jha, Sadanand Singh, Bhupesh Baghel, Tariq Anwar, Randeep Singh Surjewala, Dr. Shakeel Ahmed, Nikhil Kumar, Pramod Tiwari, Akhilesh Prasad Singh, Dr. Mo. Javed, Raj Babbar, Kirti Azad, Sanjay Nirupam, Udit Raj, Imran Pratapgadhi, Premchand Mishra, Anil Sharma, Ajay Kapoor, and Virender Singh Rathore have made the party its star campaigner.
Congress sources said that whether or not Sonia Gandhi will campaign in Bihar has not been decided yet. She will likely address the election meeting through virtual means. The remaining leaders will come to Bihar to campaign for all 71 seats in the first phase. Explain that the state Congress is contesting 21 seats in the first round of elections. At the same time, Congress ally RJD is contesting on 42 seats and Male in eight seats.
Voting will be held in three phases
This time due to Corona mahamari, the Bihar assembly election will be held in three phases. Voting for the first phase will take place on October 28 this month. After this, votes will be cast on November 3 in the second and November 7 in the third phase. The election results will be declared on November 10.