Nitish campaigns for Giriraj, against Kanhaiya

Updated on : Apr 22,2019   8:16 pm

Patna, April 22 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday sought votes for firebrand BJP leader and Union Minister Giriraj Singh, who is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Begusarai in Bihar against former JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar of CPI.

Nitish Kumar, the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) President, appealed to voters to support Giriraj Singh at an election meeting at Bakhri. Giriraj Singh was present at the venue.

Without naming Kanhaiya Kumar, Nitish Kumar reminded people that some people can speak well "but we work hard for development".

A joint Left candidate, Kanhaiya Kumar will take on Giriraj Singh in Begusarai. The RJD bas fielded Tanweer Hasan, who lost to Bhola Singh of the BJP in 2014.

--IANS

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