Ahead of Bihar Results, Tejashwi Celebrates Birthday with Family

Majority of the exit polls said that RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav was the most popular choice for the CM’s chair.

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Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Monday, 9 November, celebrated a quiet birthday with his family. Yadav’s sister and Rajya Sabha MP Misa Bharti tweeted pictures of the celebration.

The birthday celebrations come just a day before the Bihar election results, most of the exit polls have predicted that the RJD-led Mahagathbandhan will gain a majority in the Assembly.

On Sunday, the RJD in a tweet had asked its workers to not to gather around Tejashwi Yadav’s home to respect his personal decision to celebrate his birthday on 9 November.

"A humble request to all well-wishers and supporters that Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav's personal decision is to celebrate his birthday with simplicity, so stay at home and avoid coming to his house to personally greet him. Be vigilant and present at your areas for the counting on 10 November," the RJD tweeted in Hindi.

Wishes Pour in for Tejashwi Yadav

Several leaders wished Yadav on Twitter. Congress MP Rahul Gandhi also took to Twitter and wished his ally a “bright future.”

Even Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Chirag Paswan tweeted his warm wishes.

"I pray to God to give you a long life and success in life," he wrote in Hindi. Tejashwi responded with a 'thanks brother' message.

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav also wished the RJD leader.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wished Yadav a healthy life.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot conveyed his wishes on Twitter as well.

RJD Asks Party Workers to Maintain Discipline on Counting Day

After the exit polls predicted that the RJD-led Mahagathbandhan will gain a majority in the Bihar Assembly elections, Tejashwi Yadav’s party on Sunday warned its workers and supporters to not to indulge in improper behaviour and maintain discipline on counting day – Tuesday, 10 November.

In a tweet, the party said, “Whatever be the result, we have to behave well, maintain peace. No worker should use colours, firecrackers etc. There should not be any indiscipline in the excitement of a victory.”

In its campaign, the Nitish Kumar-led Janta Dal (United) has repeatedly highlighted the law and order issues during the 15-year tenure of RJD.

Throughout the campaigning, the NDA alliance in Bihar made several references to “Jungle Raj” and warned people against it if the RJD comes to power.

Majority of the exit polls said that RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav was the most popular choice for the chief minister's chair.

(With inputs from NDTV)

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