Bihar Chief Minister and JDU chief  Nitish Kumar. (File photo)
Bihar Chief Minister and JDU chief Nitish Kumar. (File photo)

Bihar: Three expelled RJD MLAs set to join JD-U today

ANI | Updated: Aug 17, 2020 10:55 IST

Patna (Bihar) [India], Aug 17 (ANI): The three expelled Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLAs will join the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) on Monday, sources in the JD-U said.
Sources told ANI that the three MLAs will join the Nitish Kumar led JD-U later in the day.
The three expelled RJD leaders are Gaighat MLA Maheshwar Prasad Yadav, Patepur MLA Prema Chaudhary and Keoti MLA Faraz Fatmi.

The JD-U has also called a press conference at 3 pm today, in which details about the same are likely to be shared.
Earlier yesterday, RJD had expelled its three MLAs for six years due to their involvement in anti-party activities, a party official said.
Assembly elections in Bihar are due in October-November and the tenure of the current Assembly is scheduled to end on November 29.
The Election Commission has not yet taken a final call on poll dates in Bihar due to coronavirus pandemic and has sought suggestions from various political parties. (ANI)