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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Kanhaiya a strong challenger in Begusarai

The Begusarai Lok Sabha seat will witness a triangular contest between Giriraj Singh, Tanweer Hasan and Kanhaiya Kumar

Giriraj Singh campaigns in Bihar's Begusarai | Photo: Somesh Jha
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Giriraj Singh campaigns in Bihar's Begusarai | Photo: Somesh Jha

Somesh Jha Begusarai
“Dekho, dekho kaun aya, Hinduon ka sher aya (Look who’s here, the lion of Hindus has arrived)” is what one will hear a hundred times within an hour during the roadshow of Giriraj Singh, the Bharatiya Janata Party's candidate from Begusarai. 

The BJP is resorting to hardline Hindutva campaign in Begusarai to consolidate Hindu votes, moving beyond nationalism, to beat its rivals who are mostly either raking up development issues or communal harmony as its main plank.

The Begusarai seat, which goes to poll on April 29, will witness a triangular contest between Singh, Communist Party of India's Kanhaiya Kumar

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First Published: Apr 27 2019 | 4:17 PM IST

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