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After dinner with Nitish, Shah meets Bihar Governor

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

Shah tonight called on Governor at the here, an official release said.

Shah, who was accompanied by Deputy Modi, Nityanand Rai, the party's and Nagendra ji, made the "courtesy call" immediately after attending a dinner hosted by at his official residence, a stone's throw from the

Meanwhile, - one of the BJP leaders who had attended the dinner at Kumar's place, told reporters outside the Chief Minister's house "we (JD(U) and BJP are together and will stay together. There is no question of damage control since there was no damage in the first place".

On his first visit to the state since Nitish Kumar's return to the NDA last year, Shah was accorded a warm welcome by the - who heads the JD(U) and presented with a bouquet.

said the and the JD(U) chief talked "in the most congenial atmosphere", but did not elaborate as to whether their conversation centred around or the contentious issue of seat-sharing for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

After staying the night at the State Guest House, Shah is scheduled to leave tomorrow morning.

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First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 23:50 IST