Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad Yadav on Saturday attacked Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) while polls in Punjab and Goa were underway.

Lalu said that there are clear indications that BJP will be clean sweeped in the Goa and Punjab elections.

Lalu took a dig at BJP president Amit Shah and said that he is a not a politician and he is a mere businessman.

Amit Shah bhi koi neta hai? Non-political aadmi hai, paise ka khel karta hai: Lalu Prasad Yadav on Amit Shah 

This remark from Lalu Prasad Yadav came when polls in Punjab and Goa are underway and the fate of the candidates is to be sealed.

In Punjab, out of over 1.98 crore electorates, about six lakh young voters will be casting their vote for the first time and decide the fate of 1,145 candidates, including 81 women and a lone transgender for 117 assembly seats.

Voting for by-election to the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat is also taking place.

Goa has 11.08 lakh registered voters, of which about 23 per cent are aged between 18 and 30 years, who are voting for 40 seats.

There are 22,614 polling stations in Punjab and 1,642 in Goa. Voting in Punjab began at 8 a.m and in Goa at 7 a.m.

The counting of votes in both the states will take place on March 11.

First Published | 4 February 2017 1:35 PM
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