Bihar Assembly Elections: NDA backs Nitish Kumar, snubs Chirag Paswan; BJP releases list of 27 candidates for first phase
The incumbent National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Bihar announced its seat-sharing formula for the Assembly polls under which Janata Dal (United) will contest on 122 seats and the BJP on 121 out of a total of 243 seats. The BJP has backed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s leadership to the hilt and rebuffed Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan.
First phase: BJP released its list of 27 candidates for the first phase of Bihar assembly elections. The names include international shooter Shreyasi Singh from Jamui constituency and former MP Hari Manjhi from Bodhgaya.
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