On LJP tickets, 21 BJP candidates against JDU

In the upcoming Bihar elections, LJP has given 22 tickets to BJP rebels. No party has given so many seats to rebels of any other party. Out of these 22, 21 candidates have been fielded against JDU. At the same time, one candidate is against VIP from Baniyapur. At every stage, there are leaders from BJP who are standing in those seats from where JDU has fielded candidates.

It may be noted that LJP had already announced that it will not field its candidate against BJP. However, there is a friendly fight against LJP and BJP in six seats. But especially for those who have come from BJP, LJP has given its symbol against JDU itself. However, what is the performance of these rebels in elections, it will be known only after the counting is done. There are many faces fighting on the LJP ticket who have held large positions in the BJP and have been with them for a long time.

In the first phase, such leaders include Rajendra Singh from Dinara, Rameshwar Chaurasia from Sasaram, Usha Vidyarthi from Paliganj, Dr. Ravindra Yadav from Jhajha, Indu Kashyap from Jehanabad, Rakesh Kumar Singh from Ghosi, Shweta Singh from Sandesh, and Mrinal Shekhar from Amarpur. Talking about the second phase, such leaders include Manoj Kumar Singh from Raghunathpur, Vinod Tiwari from Ziradei, Rajiv Kumar Thakur from Gowdaibaram, Pradeep Kumar Thakur from Darbhanga Rural, Kumar Dev Ranjan Singh from Maharajganj, Tarkeshwar Singh from Baniapur, Kameshwar Singh Munna from Ekma.

Similarly, Vijay Prasad Gupta from Sugauli, Parmanand Rishidev from Raniganj, Chandrashekhar Singh Baban from Araria, Chandrabhushan Thakur from Kadwa, Pramod Kumar Priyadarshi from Laukha, Sakar Suresh Yadav from Madhepura and Vibhashchandra Chaudhary from Barari. It is worth mentioning that a total of 136 LJP candidates fielded, two of whose nominations were canceled in Makhdumpur and Phulwari. Thus, 134 candidates are in the fray now.

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Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan is a student at the Centre for Chinese and South-east Asian Studies, JNU, New Delhi. He also works with Hasratein- a Delhi based queer collective. The current area of his academic interest lies in the study of the Chinese language and society.