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BJP announces 70-member steering committee ahead of Bihar elections

Nityanand Rai has been made chairman-cum-convenor of the committee, while the party's state unit general secretary Devesh Kumar will be its co- convenor, Bihar BJP chief Sanjay Jaiswal said

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Bihar Elections  | BJP | Sushil Modi

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

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The elections to the 243-member Bihar assembly are due in October-November.

The on Saturday announced a 70

-member election steering committee headed by Union Minister Nityanand Rai for the upcoming assembly polls in Bihar.

The Union minister of state for home affairs has been made chairman-cum-convenor of the committee, while the party's state unit general secretary Devesh Kumar will be its co- convenor, Bihar chief Sanjay Jaiswal said.

Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and Union ministers R K Singh, Giriraj Singh and Ashwini Kumar Choubey will be part of the 70-member team, he said.

The elections to the 243-member Bihar assembly are due in October-November.

Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad will lead the poll campaign group.

Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey will be chairman- cum-convenor of the party's election management team, while Agriculture Minister Prem Kumar will chair the manifesto committee, Jaiswal said.

Bihar has set a target to win three-fourth of seats for the NDA in the assembly polls.

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First Published: Sat, September 05 2020. 21:21 IST
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