Morning briefing: BJP releases first list of candidates; allies not happy

GN Bureau | September 16, 2015



The BJP has released its first list of 43 candidates for the first two phases of the upcoming Bihar polls. This happened during party's election committee meeting held on Tuesday evening. Out of 43 names, 26 are sitting MLAs. The BJP will contest 160 seats, LJP 40, RLSP 23 and HAM 20 seats. The allies like LJP and RLSP sulked over the number of seats they had been allotted.


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