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BJP trying to get back on its feet in Bihar after the Nitish setback

The BJP state leadership was oblivious of JD(U) leaders' intentions despite warning signs

The BJP has decided against extending the tenure of Sanjay Jaiswal, sources said
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The BJP has decided against extending the tenure of Sanjay Jaiswal, sources said

Satyavrat Mishra
It was July 30, and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers in Bihar were in a celebratory mood.

The party’s national president, JP Nadda, was in Patna, and busloads of party workers were ferried to give him a grand welcome.

The president even had a roadshow with former Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, state unit chief Sanjay Jaiswal and then deputy chief ministers Tarkishore Prasad and Renu Devi by his side. The leader claimed that the BJP’s alliance with the Janata Dal (United), or JD(U), was rock-solid and socialist stalwart Nitish Kumar would continue as chief minister till 2025. He even indicated Nitish

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First Published: Aug 21 2022 | 9:13 PM IST

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