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JD(U)-BJP ties have attained new heights after Shah-Nitish

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

Deputy Sushil Kumar today asserted that the ties between the BJP, to which he belongs, and Kumar's JD(U) have "attained" new heights" upon the visit of

In a tweet, Sushil said the meeting between "national presidents of BJP and JD(U)", yesterday, had resulted in "bringing the message for concerted efforts to booth level workers" and that "the comfort level of our alliance has pushed the opposition into danger zone".

In another tweet, he attacked leaders for criticising Kumar over his decision, last year, to dump the and return to the NDA.

"did not support an honest when the latter sought a point-wise explanation from Tejashwi Yadav on how he came to acquire 26 properties at the tender age of 26. The 10-year-old rule of witnessed scams worth a total of Rs 12 lakh crore and the party has always sought to defend over his involvement in the railway hotels for land scam", Sushil alleged.

The said the "squandered the opportunity to keep Kumar by its side. Now it is crying over split milk".

The was on a day-long visit of the capital yesterday during which he met Kumar, the JD(U)'s national president, The bonhomie that was on display during the interactions has given rise to hopes that the two parties could reach at an amicable seat-sharing agreement ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 22:10 IST