25/10/2015 3:03 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

Bihar Polls: Mamata Banerjee Asks People To Re-Elect Nitish Kumar

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KOLKATA,INDIA AUGUST 28: Trinamool Congress Chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addressing mass Chatra Parishad's foundation day rally organized by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) at Esplanade in Kolkata.(Photo by Subir Halder/India Today Group/Getty Images)

NEW DELHI -- West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday extended full support to her Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar, urging the people to vote and re-elect him in the ongoing Assembly polls in the state.

"Request you all in #Bihar to please vote to re-elect @NitishKumar ji as CM for greater need of our country & development in State," Mamata said on Twitter.

The first two phases of the Bihar Assembly elections have already been completed while the third phase is scheduled for the 28th of this month.

57 percent voting was recorded in the first phase and 55 percent was recorded in the second phase of the Assembly Elections.

The fourth phase will be held on the November 1 while the final phase will take place on the 5th of next month.

The counting of votes will be taken up on the November 8.

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