Mahagathbandhan announces seat sharing for Bihar; RJD gets 20 seats; Congress gets 9 seats

Patna, March 22: The Grand Alliance on Friday announced a seat sharing pact in Bihar under which the RJD will contest 20 of the 40 Lok Sabha seats and the Congress 9 while smaller parties will be in contention in the remaining constituencies.The announcement was made at a press conference here. According to the agreement, the RLSP will put up candidates in 5 seats, HAM and VIP in 3 each and the RJD will give one seat out of its quota to the Communist Party of India-Marxist Leninist (CPI-ML).RJD Rajya Sabha MP Manoj Jha addressed the media along with Congress state President Madan Mogan Jha as well as RLSP, HAM and VIP leaders.

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