According to analysts, Tejashwi is comparatively on a more firm footing, particularly because of the preponderance of the Yadavs, the single biggest caste in the state.
Bihar with 243 Assembly seats will go to polls in three phases: October 28, November 3, and November 7 and the results will be declared on November 10.
The case pertains to the fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 3.5 crore from the Dumka treasury by Animal Husbandry Department officials between 1991 and 1996 when Yadav served as Bihar CM.
A five-line tweet which displayed his fondness for verse but lacked his trademark flamboyance, was all that came from the septuagenarian after the EC announced the poll schedule.
Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, who recently resigned from the Rashtriya Janta Dal (RJD), has written another emotional letter expressing his anguish and agony over the situation.
The CBI counsel argued before a bench Yadav's bail plea should not be heard now as 23 days are remaining for him to complete half of his five-year jail term.
Bihar polls 2020: In his first virtual rally, Nitish slams RJD, rakes up Sushant Singh Rajput's death
The CM addressed the people and party workers through the first virtual rally by a digital platform for two hours and 50 minutes.
A dozen people meet convicted prisoner Lalu Prasad. Over 200 ticket aspirants have even submitted their biodata to him, Modi tweeted.
The RJD chief is currently lodged into the Director’s bungalow of RIMS on the campus.
The fodder scam pertains to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 33.67 crore from Chaibasa treasury during 1992-93, when RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was the chief minister of Bihar.
Devendra Fadnavis said that when the NDA was voted to power, the state was rescued from "Lalu's Latche."
“The policemen, who were found positive, have been removed and fresh deployment has been done after getting them checked for the virus,” said Dr Umesh Prasad
The decision was taken by RIMS administration as a precautionary measure looking at the soaring of Covid-19 cases in Jharkhand in the last few weeks.
Jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav is currently admitted to RIMS in Ranchi due to deteriorating health conditions.
The doctors said that the RJD chief has not shown any symptoms of COVID-19 so far and all precautions are being taken to protect him from coronavirus.