Tag : Bihar assembly election (2020)

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‘Development didn’t reach us due to our caste’: A Report from Bihar

‘GroundXero’ visited various constituencies which are going to poll on November 3, in the second phase of assembly elections in Bihar. Different localities, mohallas, and communities have different expectations from the political parties. They expect the political parties will raise their issues and concerns. Sometimes their grievances are heard, while most of the time, representatives […]

“Our priority is to defeat the communal force of BJP” : A Report from Bihar

The first phase of the Bihar assembly elections began today (28 October). 71 assembly constituencies, having 243 seats, are involved in this process. A Groundxero representative visited several villages in the Bikram, Paliganj and Arwal constituencies, and tried to reach out to different communities in order to get an overview of the public opinion.   Katrahi, Bikram […]

Manifestos hogging prime importance in Bihar assembly elections

BJP’s attempt to impose its narrative of nationalism and communal polarization seems to be not working in this election in Bihar. The people, reeling under the impact of the pandemic and the lockdown, want to hear about the real issues affecting their lives. The manifestos of the contending political formations has gained more importance among […]

Changing Dalit politics in the electoral landscape of Bihar

In the 2020 Bihar elections, how Nitish Kumar’s JD (U) confronts the LJP’s challenge is being keenly watched by poll analysts. One question now everyone is asking is, will Chirag Paswan play the same role after the election which his father played during the 2005 assembly election? Ramvilas Paswan’s role in 2005 was instrumental in […]