Published On : Wed, Sep 23rd, 2015

Bihar polls: Advani, Shatrughan Sinha in BJP’s star campaigners list

Patna/Nagpur: BJP patriarch LK Advani and MP Shatrughan Sinha are among the party’s star campaigners for the forthcoming Bihar Assembly polls. Sources say that Advani is at number 3 in the list after PM Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah.

Despite the reports about their differences with the party top brass, party’s MP from Patna Sahib-Shatrughan Sinha and Kanpur MP and party senior leader Murli Manohar Joshi are also part of the list. Also read: Being ignored for Advani proximity, says Shatrughan Sinha

Joshi is at number 4 in the list whereas Sinha is at 30th spot in the list. The list also has names of union ministers like Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley, Nitin Gadkari, Venkaiah Naidu and Smriti Irani. The list also includes CMs of BJP ruled-states like Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Raghurvar Das.
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Starting from October 12, the five-phased Bihar Assembly elections will end on November 5. The counting of votes will take place on November 8 for the 243 seats of the Bihar Assembly.