BJP-LJP to fight Bihar elections jointly


New Delhi: BJP chief Amit Shah on Saturday held meeting with Lok Janshakti Party head Ram Vilas Paswan regarding NDA’s strategy in the coming Bihar assembly elections in which they decided to undertake a joint campaign to take on the Janata Parivar spearheaded by JD(U)-RJD combine.

The declaration of candidates for various seats would be done only after the schedule of polls is declared. “We have decided to campaign jointly. BJP, LJP and RLSP will campaign together and hold public rallies jointly and a date will be finalised soon on when to campaign in each of the commissionerates in Bihar,” Paswan said after the meeting.

When asked about the seat-sharing arrangement between the alliance partners, he said that there is no fight for the leader and this will be decided by Narendra Modi and Amit Shah.

“Narendra Modi is the supreme leader of NDA. There is no fight over seat-sharing. When the elections are declared, we will get together and decide,” he said.