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3-member panel to decide BJP candidates in Bihar

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on Thursday authorised the Nityanand Rai, Prem Kumar, and to decide candidates and their seats for the ensuing elections in the state, where 40 seats are at stake.

After the meeting, said the meeting has authorised to three leaders-Rai, Modi, and Prem Kumar-to select candidates for 17 seats which the BJP would be contesting in the state.

BJP ally-JDU-is contesting 17 seats, while led (LJP) will contest six seats.

Yadav said that the final list prepared by the three-member committee will be sent to the (CEC) for discussion and approval. It has been learnt that the NDA will declare candidates for all 40 seats before March 21.

Yadav said that the entire exercise will be completed before the meeting of BJP Parliamentary Party, which is scheduled for March 16 and March 18. He said that the meeting was attended among others by RS member Bhupendra Yadav and in-charge for the party's affairs.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 17:54 IST