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Rabri Devi, Manjhi's son named candidates for Bihar Council polls

IANS  |  Patna 

The opposition on Thursday announced names of four candidates, including and former Minister and Santosh Manjhi, son of former Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, the of (HAM).

The other two candidates are Rashtriya (RJD) state and for the Legislative Council polls.

comprises the RJD, and the HAM.

Ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and its ally have so far not announced names of their candidates. The JD-U is likely to announce its candidates on April 14.

Early this week, the declared dates for biennial election to 11 seats of the Legislative Council falling vacant on May 6. The last date of filing nomination papers is April 16. Polling would be held on April 26.

Terms of 10 members are ending on May 6 while one seat had fallen vacant earlier following disqualification of senior leader on January 6, 2016, whose term was up to May 6, 2018.

Other prominent members whose terms are to expire on May 6 are a Nitish Kumar, Sushil Kumar Modi, and

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 01:28 IST
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