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Political strategist Prashant Kishor joins JD-U

IANS  |  Patna 

on Sunday formally joined the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) in the presence of Chief Minister ahead of the party's state meeting here.

confirmed Kishor's joining.

"Now is a leader," Singh said.

Shortly after the announcement, Kishor tweeted: "Excited to start my new journey from Bihar!"

The 41-year-old former UN official, who founded the (I-Pac), was tasked with running the JD-U's campaign during the 2015 polls after he parted ways with the (BJP).

After the success of the Grand Alliance, naming Kishor as his He was accorded the status which was equivalent to a

Last week, Kishor hinted at his political debut while addressing an event at the (ISB) in

Kishor had formulated Narendra Modi' election strategy in the 2014 elections.



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First Published: Sun, September 16 2018. 12:46 IST