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BJP accuses Nitish of using govt money on election campaign

BJP leader Mangal Pandey

Patna, Aug. 10 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday accused Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of spending government money on the election campaign ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in the state.

” Nitish Kumar is trying to revive his political image by using hoardings and banners. He is spending hundreds and crores of rupees in election campaign. People of Bihar want to know where he is getting this money from,” BJP leader Mangal Pandey told media persons.

“You are using government’s money through government’s mechanism. You have employed professionals for your election campaign, where are you getting the money to pay those professionals. People of Bihar want to know,” he added.

The assembly polls in Bihar would be held most likely in September or October this year.

The BJP, which along with its allies had won 31 of the 40 seats in Bihar in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, is set for a battle against a united Janata Parivar comprising of the JD (U) and RJD. (ANI)