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Two senior RJD leaders quit party day before Lok Sabha polls

Mangni Lal Mandal and Ram Badan Rai resigned from the party alleging that the party has neglected senior leaders in ticket distribution.

IANS Reported by: IANS
Patna Updated on: April 10, 2019 15:50 IST
Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav
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Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav

 

A day before the Lok Sabha elections are set to begin, two senior Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leaders in Bihar quit the party after they were denied tickets.

Mangni Lal Mandal and Ram Badan Rai resigned from the party alleging that the party has neglected senior leaders in ticket distribution.

Mandal, a former MP, was keen to contest the polls from Jhanjharpur seat. Similarly, Rai was also keen to contest the polls this time.

The RJD will contest 19 of the 40 seats in the state.

Bihar will see seven phased polling, scheduled from April 11 to May 19.