Polls shouldn’t be held over such long duration: Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar
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Patna, May 19: On last day of seven-phased voting, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar questioned the schedule of Lok Sabha elections 2019.

“Elections should not be held over such a long duration, there was a long gap between each phase of voting. I will write to leaders of all parties to build a consensus on this”, he told media.

Kumar made the remarks after casting his vote at polling booth number 326 at a school in Raj Bhawan in Patna.

Voting is being held for eight Lok Sabha seats in Bihar including Patna Sahib, Pataliputra, Arrah, Buxar, Nalanda, Sasaram, Karakat and Jahanabad in last phase of general elections.

Of all the candidates in the fray in the final round of the ongoing mega electoral exercise., the main focus will be on four Union Ministers who are facing tough contest.

The four Ministers are Ravi Shankar Prasad, Ram Kripal Yadav, Ashwini Choubey and R.K. Singh.


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