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Manjhi's HAM quits Bihar Grand Alliance, may fill Dalit space in NDA

The HAM's core committee authorised the Dalit leader to take a call on whether to merge with another party or coalition, or go to the hustings alone

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Bihar Elections  | Jitan Ram Manjhi

Press Trust of India 



Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with Ham(S) Chief Jitan Ram Manjhi at a function in Patna. Photo:PTI
File Photo: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with Ham(S) Chief Jitan Ram Manjhi at a function in Patna. Photo:PTI

The Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) of former Bihar chief minister exited the opposition Grand Alliance on Thursday, dealing a blow to the opposition's bid to defeat the NDA led by Nitish Kumar's JD(U) in the state assembly elections due in October-November.

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First Published: Thu, August 20 2020. 22:32 IST

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