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Lalu, Nitish to campaign jointly in Jharkhand

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Patna, Nov 4 :

Former Bihar chief ministers Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar will campaign together for the Jharkhand assembly election.

Nitish Kumar-Lalu Yadav“Both will share the dais and address election rallies seeking support for candidates of the JD-U, RJD and Congress,” Bihar Parliamentary Affairs Minister Shravan Kumar said.

Sharvan, a senior JD-U leader consider close to Nitish Kumar, said the Congress, Janata Dal-United and Rashtriya Janata Dal considered the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as their main rival in Jharkhand.

The Jharkhand election will take place in November-December.

In August, Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar jointly campaigned during the by-elections in Bihar. The JD-U, RJD and Congress won six of the 10 assembly seats.

That was the first time the two leaders came together after a gap of 20 years.

(IANS)