Lok Sabha elections 2019: Congress leader Akhilesh Singh said that the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) should contest on more seats in Bihar in the Lok Sabha elections 2019.
It is a bigger party than the Congress in the state and RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav's support base is larger, said Singh, a Rajya Sabha member and a former Union Minister, on Monday.
The Rashtriya Janata Dal is capable of winning more seats, he added.
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In Bihar, the Congress, RJD and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) of former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi are part of a grand alliance.
The Lok Sabha elections 2019 will take place in the months of April-May next year to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha. Assembly polls of Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Sikkim and Telangana will be tentatively held simultaneously with the general election.