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BJP plays down differences with JD (U)

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

BJP leaders today played down the JD(U)'s reported differences with their party over a host of issues, including allocation of seats for the 2019 polls, and expressed confidence that their alliance will fight the elections together.

A likely meeting between and JD(U) and on July 12 in will help iron out the differences between the two parties, they said.

Shah will be in the state as part of his nation-wide tour to review and strengthen the BJP's preparations for the

Kumar had yesterday delivered a combative address at his party's national meeting, saying he will always oppose corruption, crime and communalism, and those thinking of marginalising his party will stand marginalised.

His remarks appeared to be aimed at a section of BJP leaders from who have been linked with incidents of communal tensions and violence.

A said that his party did not see any serious difference with the JD(U), and the tricky issue of seat-sharing will be thrashed out amicably among their top leadership.

The also dismissed reports of any "rift" between the JD(U) and the BJP over sharing of seats in the upcoming polls.

He, however, described Giriraj Singh's meeting with jailed activists in district as "not acceptable" and made it clear that his government would not tolerate any attempts to disturb communal harmony in the state.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, July 09 2018. 18:55 IST
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