Vote only for Mahagathbandhan: Rahul to Bihar voters

For justice, employment, your vote only for Mahagathbandhan: Rahul Gandhi to Bihar voters

The Bihar polls are being held in three phases -- October 28, November 3 and November 7

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a gathering during an election rally. Credit: PTI Photo

As polling began for the first phase of the Bihar elections, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday urged voters to cast their votes in favour of the 'Mahagathbandhan' for "justice, employment and farmers-workers".

The polling began Wednesday morning in 71 assembly constituencies of Bihar in the first phase of three-phase elections amid tight security and Covid-19 guidelines in place.

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"This time for justice, employment, farmers-workers, your vote should be only for 'Mahagathbandhan' (Grand Alliance)," Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi.

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"Good wishes to all of you on the first phase of Bihar elections," he tweeted with the hashtag in Hindi 'Aaj Badlega Bihar'.

The Bihar polls are being held in three phases -- October 28, November 3 and November 7. The results will be out on November 10.