Making the announcement, JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav said doors were open for the formation of a grand alliance in the state for which “talks were on”.
Sources said RLD chief Ajit Singh had a meeting with JD(U) President Sharad Yadav a couple of days back.
Awadhesh Mandal faces 46 cases including murder, has reputation for assaulting officials, docs, MLA wife
JD(U), on its part, announced that the party may launch its campaign against BJP from Varanasi, with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar addressing a public meeting organised by ABPNS on March 6.
For this, the party is exploring possibilities of entering into an alliance with Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) in western UP and small outfits led by backwards castes in eastern UP.
Both parties’ spokespersons insisted everything is fine with their alliance.
Releasing a book written by Kumar, Vijayan said he had no personal enmity towards Kumar and the difference of opinion was political in nature.
Pappu Yadav demanded a CBI inquiry into the murder, which has triggered criticism of the Nitish Kumar government, to “bring out the truth as to why the state government was being soft on Santosh Jha.”
JD(U) seeks to replicate the mahagathbandhan in other poll-bound states. It may be overreaching.
During an otherwise scathing speech on adherence to the principles of the Constitution, JD(U) MP K C Tyagi made it clear that his party is in support of GST.
From opinions to interviews to decoding numbers, here’s all that you need to know about the Bihar Assembly elections 2015.
With anti-BJPism a defining marker of opposition politics now, the Bihar results are being seen as the “mainstreaming” of the idea of the Third Front.
BJP President Amit Shah had said if BJP loses in Bihar, Diwali will be celebrated in Pakistan, a statement his rivals called was an attempt to communalise the elections.
Kumar is learnt to be upset with the JD (U)’s decision to concede Raghopur seat to the RJD.
The JD(U) and the RJD will contest 100 seats each and the Congress 40, with three seats going possibly to the JMM.