The Bankipore Meeting seat in Patna district is witnessing a triangular contest this time. Whereas the Congress get together has fielded actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha’s son Luv, the BJP has renominated its sitting MLA Nitin Navin. Pushpam Priya Chaudhary of the Plurals get together can be within the fray making the competition as probably the most keenly noticed.
Bankipore is part of the Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency and is taken into account a BJP stronghold. The Congress is banking closely on Shatrughan Sinha’s recognition to alter its fortunes. The parliamentary seat had twice elected Shatrughan in 2009 and 2014 however as a BJP member.
Within the 2019 elections, Shatrughan, 74, contested as a Congress candidate and misplaced the seat to BJP’s Ravi Shankar Prasad. The constituency has a sizeable inhabitants of Kayasthas. Caste performs an vital position within the alternative of candidates.
Luv had a short-lived profession within the movie trade. He’s the third from his household to contest elections. Whereas his father was elected from Patna Sahib parliamentary seat, his mom Poonam unsuccessfully contested the 2019 basic elections on the Samajwadi Social gathering’s ticket Lucknow towards BJP’s Rajnath Singh.
Pushpam Priya Choudhary is a brand new entrant in Bihar’s politics. She launcher her get together — Plurals, in March this 12 months. She had launched a two-page commercial in a number of Hindi and English newspapers with a caption “Bihar deserves higher, and higher is feasible”. She can be the chief ministerial candidate of her get together.
Nitin Navin, alternatively, is a three-time MLA. He’s the son of veteran BJP chief Nabin Kishore Sinha. A social activist, he was additionally the BJYM’s nationwide basic secretary.
Bankipore will go to polls within the second section on November Three. The outcomes can be declared on November 10.