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Two RJD candidates file nomination papers for RS polls

IANS  |  Patna 

Rashtriya (RJD) candidates and on Monday filed nomination papers for the biennial elections to the from Bihar, to be held on March 23, officials said.

Their names were announced by the RJD on Sunday. Manoj Jha, a at Delhi University, is the of RJD and is the of the and Hospital in

said both Jha and Karim were chosen by Lalu Prasad, currently lodged in a Ranchi jail in connection with two fodder scam cases.

Candidate of RJD's ally Akhilesh Singh, a former Union Minister, will also file his nomination on Monday, the last day of filing of nominations for the elections.

Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) and its ally Janata Dal-United (JD-U) candidates Vashisht Narain Singh and business tycoon Mahendra Prasad, popularly known as Mahendra, will also file their nomination papers.

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 12:18 IST
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