RLSP’s Upendra Kushwaha joins UPA, becomes part of grand alliance in Bihar

The RLSP pulled out from the NDA on December 10, this year, over disagreements with seat sharing.

Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) joined the UPA Thursday, becoming part of a grand alliance in Bihar. Upendra Kushwaha led RLSP had pulled out of the NDA on December 10 after disagreements over seat sharing for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Welcoming Kushwaha to the UPA fold, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel said: “There is a gathbandhan in Bihar, it’s a matter of happiness that Upendra Kushwaha is joining the mahagathbandhan.”

Sources said Kushwaha has been offered four or five seats to contest in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Source: The Indian Express

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