Araria will become hub of terrorism: Giriraj Singh 

WION Web Team Araria, Bihar, India Mar 15, 2018, 12.28 PM(IST) Mar 15, 2018, 01.16 PM(IST)

File photo: Giriraj Singh. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

Union minister Giriraj Singh on Thursday claimed that the victory of RJD's Sarfaraz Alam from Araria Lok Sabha seat would make the place a hub of terrorism, which would be a danger to not only Bihar but also the country.

"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 Giriraj 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.

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