Sharad Yadav may play spoils in Gujarat

The Election Commission recognized Kumar-led JD (U) as the inheritor of the party's 'arrow' election symbol

The Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) recently won its battle for its election symbol from the Sharad Yadav-led dissident group. The Election Commission recognised Kumar-led JD (U) as the inheritor of the party’s ‘arrow’ election symbol. The JD (U) has now plans to field over two dozen candidates, particularly in seats dominated by the Patidar community. Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav has said the JD (U) is fielding candidates at the behest of the Bharatiya Janata Party to split Patidar votes, many of whom are supporting the Congress. Kumar hails from the ...