Bhola Yadav, Lalu’s personal assistant for over two decades now, filed his nomination for the MLC seat.
The 66-year-old politician from Bihar was admitted in the Asian Heart Institute late Sunday night.
He was admitted under the care of hospital director Dr Ramakant Panda late Sunday night.
The votaries of such a tie-up in the Congress are now saying, they will raise the demand with the party high command in Delhi.
BJP suffered a 4-6 defeat in Bihar and lost ground to Congress in Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh.
Counting is currently underway in four states — Bihar, Punjab, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh — for seats that went to bypoll.
The JD(U), RJD, Samajwadi Party, BSP, JD(S), BJD, fragments of the old Janata could come together and form a party.
During and before polls, 33 prebentive arrests were made and 12 vehicles were impounded.
JD(U) national president Sharad Yadav, meanwhile, said that he would speak to Shakuni Choudhary.
Nitish-Lalu-Congress campaign’s message and hype are all about uniting the forces of “samajik nyaya (social justice)” and “secularism” to combat Modi.
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Candidates are claiming that the pattern of the CSAT puts those who studied in Hindi medium at a disadvantage.
In seat-sharing for the Assembly bypoll in Bihar, RJD and JD(U) would contest four seats each and the Congress two.
Now, chances of Kumar and Prasad sharing dais during Assembly bypoll campaign have also dimmed.
Nitish has joined hands with Lalu. Together, they might just provide an alternative to an ascendant BJP.