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The last date for nomination filing was today.
Though Kumar, Modi and others are set to enter the council, the ruling JD(U) and the BJP will lose two seats and one seat respectively in the current round, while the RJD can win four seats and the Congress can win one seat.
Four RJD candidates -- former chief minister Rabri Devi, state party president Ramchandra Purbe, senior leaders Khurshid Mohsin and Santosh Manjhi (son of former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi) -- have already filed their papers on April 13.
A total of 11 candidates have filed papers for 11 seats, which will fall vacant next month as the terms of the sitting members will expire.
The scrutiny of papers will take place on April 17, while the last date for withdrawal of nominations is April 19, Rai said.
If no other candidate, apart from those who have already filed their papers, enters the fray, the results for all the 11 seats could be declared after 3 pm on April 19, he added.
For winning a council seat, a candidate needs 21 votes.
Of the 11 members, whose term will expire on May 6, five belong to the JD(U), four to the BJP and one to the RJD.
Narendra Singh, who had sided with Jitan Ram Manjhi after rebelling against Kumar but returned to the JD(U) after Manjhi joined hands with Lalu Prasad, had lost his council seat under the anti-defection law.
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