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BJP chief Amit Shah, Nitish Kumar lay ground work for 2019 Lok Sabha battle

Top BJP and JD(U) leaders also discussed the possibility of holding the assembly polls in Bihar more than 18 months ahead of schedule, along with the Lok Sabha polls

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Lok Sabha Polls 2019  |  General Elections 2019  |  Lok Sabha Elections 2019

Archis Mohan  |  New Delhi 

If the broad understanding reached between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah and Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar over their breakfast meeting in Patna on Thursday holds firm in the coming months, the 2019 Lok Sabha polls could see the JD(U) contesting on less than a dozen of the state’s 40 Lok Sabha seats.

People with knowledge of the matter said top BJP and JD(U) leaders also discussed the possibility of holding the assembly polls in Bihar more than 18 months ahead of schedule, along with the Lok Sabha polls. If the BJP gets to contest the majority of ...

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 00:42 IST
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