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Lok Sabha elections: NDA allies seal the deal in Bihar; BJP, JDU to contest on 17 seats each, LJP on 6 in Bihar; Rajya Sabha berth for Paswan's party

The BJP has finalised a seat-sharing arrangement with its Bihar ally Lok Janshakti Party with the latter contesting on 6 seats, while the saffron party and JDU will fight on 17 seats each.

Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: December 23, 2018 13:22 IST
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: NDA seat sharing announced

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: NDA seat sharing announced

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) BJP has finalised a seat-sharing arrangement with its Bihar ally Lok Janshakti Party with the latter contesting on 6 seats, while the saffron party and JDU will fight on 17 seats each. 

Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan, his son Chirag and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar held an hour-long meeting with BJP chief Amit Shah at his residence in Delhi today. 

Shah made the announcement here in the presence of JD (U) president and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Lok Janshakti Party chief and Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan. 

The LJP will also be given a Rajya Sabha berth and Paswan is likely to be its candidate.

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