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RLSP chief Kushwaha joins UPA in Bihar, becomes part of Mahagathbandhan

The saffron alliance had swept the Lok Sabha elections in 2014, winning 31 of the state's 40 seats

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Upendra Kushwaha
Upendra Kushwaha

Days after quitting the NDA, (RLSP) joined the UPA on Thursday.

The announcement of Kushwaha joining the grand alliance of opposition parties in was made at a press conference at the here in the presence of senior Ahmed Patel, AICC state in-charge Shaktisinh Gohil, Rashtriya and

The former Union joined the (UPA) after holding talks with the leadership.

Kushwaha's joining the UPA is likely to give a boost to the formation of a grand alliance in to counter the NDA combine of Bharatiya Janata Party-Janata Dal(U)-

The Congress, Rashtriya Janata Dal, former Awam Morcha (Secular) are already part of the UPA in Bihar and are seeking to give a fight to the in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

The saffron alliance had swept the Lok Sabha in 2014, winning 31 of the state's 40 seats.

First Published: Thu, December 20 2018. 16:35 IST