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BJP vows to bag all 40 LS seats for the NDA in Bihar

Press Trust of India  |  Gaya (Bihar) 

The BJP on Wednesday exhorted party workers to ensure victory of the NDA in all 40 seats of in the polls due within less than a year dismissing efforts by the opposition to cobble together a "Grand Alliance" as "a hypothesis and a myth".

Upon the conclusion of a two-day meeting of the state at the international pilgrim town Bodh Gaya near here, the party's national in-charge for Bhupendra Yadav also took a swipe at the opposition Congress-RJD combine, saying "the BJP is like a family. It does not belong to a family".

"We will win all 40 seats in the state by virtue of our ideology and organizational depth. We must drive out corrupt parties which believe in dynasty rule. The Mahagathbandhan (Grand Alliance) is just a hypothesis and a myth. It is a grouping of opportunistic dynasts", a BJP release quoted Yadav as saying.

He also underscored that "whenever the has lost power in a state, it has seldome regained the lost ground" and pointed out that the BJP had been growing stronger, especially since became the

"In 2014, the NDA had only 14 constituents while today it has 30. The number of states ruled by the coalition has also risen from five to 19", he said.

Deputy and national member claimed "in 65 per cent of voters are with the NDA. The coalition has grown strong with the return of He was the face of the Grand Alliance which has disintegrated upon his exit".

On rival he said, "the RJD is riven by family strife which is evident from the absence of Tej at key events like Tuesday's party meet and Monday's Bharat Bandh".

"The election next year will be between the strong leadership of and an opposition without any credible leader", he added.

State said "we must ensure that we bag more than 50 per cent of votes in the next election. Our booth level workers have a big responsibility".

He also launched a scathing attack on and RJD heir apparent Tejashwi Yadav saying "they care only for their families, They have no real concern for the country or the state".

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 21:05 IST