Patna: Before the first phase of voting in Bihar where the issue of seat sharing in the grand alliance has been agreed. On the other hand, the seat sharing formula in NDA has also been finalized. LJP has been excluded from this formula due to Chirag Paswan’s insistence. According to sources, now JDU and BJP will field their candidates in 119 -119 seats in 243 seats of the assembly. The remaining 5 seats have been left for Jitan Ram Manjhi’s party Hum. In the meeting that lasted till late Saturday, BJP and JDU agreed on this formula of seat sharing.
Let us know that in this NDA, BJP remained adamant on the seat sharing formula that they should get maximum seats, which also benefited them. Now BJP and JDU will contest on equal seats. Previously, JDU wanted it to contest about 15 to 20 seats more than BJP, but local BJP leaders were adamant about sharing equal seats. For this reason, the issue of seat sharing took more time. But in the end, what happened was what the BJP wanted. In this long meeting, all the things have been finalized.
On Saturday, there was a meeting between JDU and BJP leaders in Patna for about 5 hours. In this meeting, there were Devendra Fadnavis, Bhupendra Yadav and Sanjay Jaiswal on behalf of BJP. On the other hand, Lalan Singh, RCP Singh and Vijender Yadav were involved in the meeting on behalf of JDU. Both the parties were discussed in detail for the seats across the state and it was agreed upon by both the parties to contest half the seats. The decision of seat sharing was taken on the basis of Lok Sabha seats.
Let us tell you that there are 3 assembly elections in Bihar. Voting for the first phase will take place on October 28, in the second phase on November 3 and in the third phase on November 7. The results will come on 10 November. The entire process of elections will be completed by 12 November.