The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) and the Nitish Kumar led -Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) sealed the deal with the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) in Bihar on Sunday, 17 March for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
The BJP and the JD(U) will contest 17 seats each while the LJP will contest 6 seats out of the 40 seats in the state.
JD(U) state president Vashisht Narain Singh, while addressing the media said that the party will contest on the constituencies of Valmiki Nagar, Sitamarhi, Jhanjharpur, Siwan, Bhagalpur, Kishanganj, Supaul, Katihar, Munger, Jehanabad, Nalanda, Katihar, Gopalganj, Madhepura, Banka, Gaya, Karakat & Jehanabad.
The BJP will contest on the constituencies of Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Begusarai, Patna Sahib, Patliputra, Madhubani, Araria, East Champaran, West Champaran, Sasaram, Saran, Arrah, Buxar, Aurangabad, Sheohar, Ujiarpur, Maharajganj.
The LJP will contest on constituencies of Vaishali, Hajipur, Samastipur, Khagaria, Nawada and Jamui.