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JD(U) returns to BJP-led NDA, national executive passes resolution, no action against Sharad Yadav

The battle line has drawn and the two factions of JD(U) led by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and Sharad Yadav respectively are set to clash as they meet on Thursday in Patna.


By   |  Updated On : August 20, 2017 07:37 AM
New Delhi :  

The battle line has drawn and the two factions of JD(U) led by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and Sharad Yadav respectively are set to clash as they meet on Thursday in Patna.

The national executive meet of Janata Dal (United), Bihar’s ruling party is likely to back Nitish Kumar’s decision to ditch "Mahagathbandhan" and join hands with BJP to form the government. On the other hand, Sharad Yadav has also called a parallel meet and is likely to claim the arrow symbol of Janata Dal (United).

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Here are the live updates:

Supporters of Nitish Kumar and Sharad Yadav clash outside Chief Minister's residence in Patna.

# Grand alliance was five years promise. People have shown their faith in us: Sharad Yadav

Security outside CM Nitish Kumar's residence in Patna increased after the demonstration by Sharad Yadav & RJD supporters. 

Patna: Security increased outside CM Nitish Kumar's residence where JDU National Executive Meet is taking place, City SP & SSP at the spot.

Resolution to join NDA passed by Nitish Kumar led JDU

This is not JDU National Executive Meet, it is BJP's. They are going to join NDA: Lalu Prasad Yadav

Patna: Supporters of Sharad Yadav & RJD protest outside CM Nitish Kumar's residence, where JDU National Executive Meet is taking place.

Sharad Yadav arrives in Patna amid slogans in his support & against Bihar CM Nitish Kumar; will hold a 'Jan Adalat'

Sharad Yadav Ji is invited (for JDU National Exec. meet), he can sort out differences but he shouldn't attend Lalu Yadav's program: KC Tyagi

# We want it on record that though Sharadv Yadav Ji does not agree with party's decisions but there is no rift in the party: KC Tyagi, JDU

# JDU meeting of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's faction begins in Patna

First Published: Saturday, August 19, 2017 12:10 PM
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