Union Minister Giriraj Singh is famous for making controversial remarks. He had spoken some very ontroversial statemeent in 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Giriraj now said that Araria will soon become a “terror hub”. His statement came after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost the Araria Lok Sabha bypoll to the Rashtriya Janata Dal . Speaking to a news agency, the BJP leader dubbed the result of the by-polls a threat for the state as well as for the nation.
“Araria isn’t only a border area, it isn’t only connected to Nepal and Bengal. An orthodox mentality has been formed after this. This is not only a threat for Bihar, but also for the country. It will become a terror hub,” said Singh. RJD on Wednesday won the Araria Lok Sabha bypoll by 61,788 votes.
RJD’s Sarfaraz Alam, who was declared a winner, comprehensively beat his opponent Pradip Kumar Singh of BJP.The bypoll for Araria seat was necessitated following the death of RJD MP Mohammed Taslimuddin.