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Yadav contested from Bihar's Madhepura parliamentary constituency as a Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) candidate.
TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu had met Loktantrik Janata Dal leader Sharad Yadav and leaders from the Communist Party of India on Saturday as well as part of his outreach to Opposition leaders to firm up a non-BJP front ahead of the Lok Sabha election results on May 23.
Lalu has thus gone out of his way to keep all his allies in good humour by accepting their demands, notwithstanding the fact that some of his allies do not even have proper organisational apparatus across Bihar.
The Grand Alliance in Bihar comprises Lalu Prasad’s RJD, Congress party, Jitan Ram Manjhi’s Hindustani Awam Morcha, Sharad Yadav’s Loktantrik Janata Dal, Mukesh Sahni’s Vikasheel Insaan Party, Upendra Kushwaha’s Rashtriya Lok Samta Party and CPI (ML).
The LJD and RLSP are part of the Grand Alliance in Bihar comprising of Rashtriya Janata Dal, Congress and Jiten Ram Manjhi-led Hindustani Awam Morcha.
The former JD (U) leader had on Thursday stoked a controversy after he called the Rajasthan chief minister “fat”, while appealing to voters in the poll-bound state to not vote for BJP.
Yadav, who founded the Loktantrik Janata Dal earlier this year, sparked a controversy on Thursday as he described the Rajasthan CM as 'fat' at an election rally in Alwar.
Kushwaha, also a Union minister, met Yadav at the latter's residence and both the leaders were believed to discussed the current political situation, especially in Bihar.
UP Government will soon be changing names of many other cities in the state, says it's for restoring the lost culture.
If the present mood in the Congress persists, more protests are expected in the National Capital and other parts of the country in the run up to 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
In a statement, Yadav said damage to the property in the Kerala floods would be running into thousands of crores and asked the Centre to declare it as a national disaster.
"In the days to come, its allies will part ways from the alliance. NDA agenda has assumed divisive proportions"
The JDU had sought their disqualification on the grounds that they had attended a rally of opposition parties in Patna in violation of its direction.
“There is something wrong in EVMs otherwise why it has happened in UP Nagar Nigam election that BJP won 15% seats in ballot paper areas and 46% in EVM areas," he asked.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) in its November 17 order had recognised Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar-led faction as the real JD(U).
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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