The ‘Mahagathbandhan’ in Bihar has announced the seat-sharing and the candidates on Friday.
According to the new pact, RJD to contest on 19 seats, RLSP to contest on 5 seats, Congress to contest on 9 seats including Patna Saheb.
While Addressing the media, RJD Leader Tejashwi Yadav said that Congress will be contesting from the Patna Saheb and RJD from Begusarai. RJD will be contesting upon 19 seats, which includes Gopalganj, Siwan among others.
Senior leader Sharad Yadav would be contesting the polls from Madhepura and Tanvir Hassan will be contesting from Begusarai.
Congress released a list of 4 candidates from Bihar, 7 from Odisha and 1 from Uttar Pradesh today. Former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar to contest from Sasaram(Bihar). Supriya Shrinate from UP’s Maharajganj (replacing Tanushree Tripathi).Congress party candidates for 310 LS seats declared so far.
Sitting BJP MP from UP’s Etawah, Ashok Kumar Dohre today joined Congress in presence of Congress President Rahul Gandhi.
The CPI party released its election manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha election in New Delhi. While releasing the manifesto, National Secretary of the CPI, D Raja has called upon the opposition parties to get united in order to defeat the BJP.