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Won’t contest Bihar elections: Nitish


Patna, Aug 3:

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said he will not contest the upcoming state assembly elections.

Nitish Kumar
Nitish Kumar

“I will not contest assembly polls and would devote my time for campaigning,” Nitish, who was declared the chief ministerial candidate by Janata Dal-United (JD-U), Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Congress and National Congress Party (NCP) alliance, told media outside assembly here.

“I will lead the election campaign,” he added.

Assembly elections in the state are scheduled for later this year. (IANS)