New Delhi: As campaign for the second phase of Bihar Assembly election continues in full swing, a chaos like situation erupted after Congress leader Imran Pratapgarhi’s stage collapsed during a public rally. The incident happened in the Bagahi Deoraj area which is located between the Ramnagar assembly constituency and Narkatiaganj assembly constituency.Also Read - Bihar Panchayat Elections: 10th Phase of Polling in 34 Districts to be Held Today
Even though there were no reports of injuries after the stage collapse, a stampede like situation was noticed as people started panicking soon after the collapse. Also Read - He Can Get Me Shot, Says Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Lalu Prasad Yadav's 'Visarjan' Claim
Congress leader Akhilesh Singh and several other leaders and party workers were also present on the stage during the incident. Both Singh and Pratapgarhi were campaigning for Pravesh Mishra from the Balmiki Nagar seat and for Vinay Verma from the Narkatiaganj constituency. Also Read - Bihar Panchayat election 2021: 11 Phase Voting To Start From September 24, Check Important Details Here
Voting was held at 71 constituencies spread across 16 districts in the first phase of the Bihar assembly elections on Wednesday. The second phase of voting will be held on November 3 and it will cover 94 seats. The counting of votes and results will be declared on November 10.