As polling began for the first phase of the Bihar elections three-phase state assembly elections at 7am on Wednesday. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday urged voters to cast their votes in favor of the ‘Mahagathbandhan’ for “justice, employment and farmers-workers”.
Your vote should only be for the Mahagathbandhan. Good luck to all of you for the first phase of Bihar elections,” read Gandhi’s tweet in Hindi.
Gandhi’s party, the Congress, is contesting the Bihar assembly polls in an alliance with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Left parties-the coalition has been named the ‘Mahagathbandhan’ . RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav is the Mahagathbandhan’s candidate for the chief minister’s chair.