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Saran hopefuls make a beeline for JP’s village

Saran hopefuls make a beeline for JP’s village

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

SITABDIARA (SARAN): This birthplace of Jayaprakash Narayan in Saran district, 105km from Patna, has turned into a sort of pilgrimage, with the candidates contesting the Saran Lok Sabha seat or their star campaigners visiting the village to launch their election campaign even though JP’s ancestral house is locked and abandoned as even children of his […]

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50% RJD tickets to youth not in Lok Sabha polls: Tejaswi

50% RJD tickets to youth not in Lok Sabha polls: Tejaswi

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s son and Yuva RJD leader Tejaswi Yadav on Saturday said his party’s announcement to give 50% tickets to youth leaders would be implemented from the next assembly election in Bihar. Responding to a query at a press conference here, Tejaswi said he never announced that 50% of the party tickets would be allocated to […]

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Jayaprakash Narayan

Jayaprakash Narayan

| November 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Jayaprakash Narayan (11 October 1902 – 8 October 1979), widely known as JP Narayan, Jayaprakash, or Loknayak, was an Indian independence activist and political leader, remembered especially for leading the opposition to Indira Gandhi in the 1970s and for giving a call for peaceful Total Revolution. His biography, Jayaprakash, was written by his nationalist friend and an eminent writer of Hindi literature, Ramavriksha Benipuri. In 1998, […]

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Patna

Patna

| October 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Patna is the capital of the Indian state of Bihar, and one of the oldest continuously inhabited places in the world. The modern city of Patna lies on the southern bank of the Ganges. The city also straddles the rivers Kosi, Sone and Gandak. The population is 1.8 million people. Patna is approximately 25 km […]

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