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Bihar-seat sharing: Nitish Kumar's JDU, BJP to contest 17 seats each; LJP gets 6, Paswan won’t contest 2019 polls

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 23 December 2018, 12:59 IST

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's Janta Dal (United) (JDU) and Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) to contest on 17 seats each in Bihar in 2019 Lok Sabha Elections. Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP will contest in 6 seats.

"BJP will fight at 17 seats, Janata Dal (United) at 17 and Lok Janshakti Party at 6 seats in Bihar in upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections," BJP President Amit Shah said on seat sharing.

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar after announcing seat sharing for 2019 general elections said, "We are committed to development in Bihar. We are of the opinion that the Ram Mandir matter should be solved through a court decision."

CM Nitish Kumar also confirmed LJP party chief Ram Vilas Paswan won't be contesting 2019 Lok Sabha polls, will go for Rajya Sabha.

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First published: 23 December 2018, 12:47 IST
 
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