Manjhi’s statements had greatly embarrassed the party, especially at a time when Nitish Kumar was trying to galvanise JD(U) at the grassroots.
Leaders of five parties — SP, JD(U), RJD, JD(S) and INLD — will meet on November 25 to choose the leaders in both Houses.
It was an open and heartful talk between the two leaders on Friday night.
Parties favour merger to take on the BJP, but Lalu buys time.
Between January 2014 and September, 83 incidents of communal clashes had been reported.
JD (U) state president Bashistha Narayan Singh said the party expelled the four leaders for indulding in anti-party activities.
Bihar Chief Minister Jeetan Ram Manjhi said:”I have nothing to say about the Speaker’s ruling”.
The JMM has announced it will contest on its own, opening up the possibility of post-poll bargaining with others.
Kumar had recently called a meeting of party MPs and MLAs over his “Samparak Yatra” but Manjhi was not present.
Two days ago, Manjhi also tried to answer his critics on carrying forward the development agenda of Kumar.
Nitish Kumar is caught between personal ambition of CM Manjhi and “recalcitrance” of Lalu Prasad.
JD(U) has made it clear that special category status would be its central agenda in the crucial Assembly election next year.
Manjhi said the constituent parties have freedom to discuss such issues within its own organisation.
Two people on a motorcycle fired five bullets at Munnavar Alam Raain.
Nitish Kumar said that he was not running away’ from responsibility of taking up the chief minister’s post again.