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Mahagathbandhan comes out with final allocation of 40 Lok Sabha seats

RJD has got 20 seats, out of which it is giving up one for the ultra-Left party, Cong has 9, followed by five for Kushwaha's RLSP and three each for Manjhi's HAM and Mukesh Sahni's VIP

Tejashwi Yadav
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Tejashwi Yadav

Press Trust of India Patna
After a prolonged tug-of-war among its partners, the 'mahagathbandhan' (Grand Alliance) in Bihar finally allocated all of the 40 Lok Sabha seats Friday, announcing candidature of Misa Bharti from Pataliputra, Congress' Meira Kumar from Sasaram and RJD leader Abdul Bari Siddiqui's from Darbhanga.

As per the seat-sharing formula, the RJD has got 20 seats, out of which it is giving up one for the ultra-Left party, the Congress has nine, followed by five for Upendra Kushwaha's RLSP and three each for Jitan Ram Manjhi's HAM and Mukesh Sahni's VIP. The announcement was made by Tejashwi Yadav at a press conference on

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First Published: Mar 29 2019 | 4:29 PM IST

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