Elections 2019 | SCOOP: Here's The Seat-sharing Arrangement Of BJP-JDU-LJP In Bihar For Lok Sabha 2019 Polls

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Republic Media Network has learnt from sources about the seat-sharing arrangement within the NDA alliance in Bihar for the Lok Sabha polls. The NDA alliance in Bihar consists of BJP, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's JDU and Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party

Written By Apoorva Rao | Mumbai | Updated On:

Republic Media Network has learnt from sources about the seat-sharing arrangement within the NDA alliance in Bihar for the Lok Sabha polls. The NDA alliance in Bihar consists of BJP, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's JDU and Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party

Here is the scoop:

All seats which were to be given to RLSP will now be given to JDU: 

  • Sitamarhi
  • Karakat
  • Jahanabad

Two sitting Lok Sabha seats of the BJP will also be given to JDU:

  • Nalanda
  • Purnia

All seats on which BJP lost also given to JDU: 

  • Kishanganj 
  • Araria
  • Madhepura 
  • Supaul
  • Katihar 
  • Banka 

Seats on which BJP won still given to JDU:

  • Valmiki Nagar
  • Gopalganj 
  • Darbhanga 
  • Jhanjharpur
  • Aurangabaad 
  • Munger 

The only seat on which JDU and BJP are having a disagreement is of Bhagalpur where BJP lost and according to the formula should be given to JDU but BJP wants to retain it. BJP wants to give Jhanjharpur to JDU instead of Bhagalpur instead. 

All sitting BJP ministers will contest:

  • Buxar: Ashwini Kumar Choubey
  • Arrah:  RK Singh
  • Sasaram: Lalan Paswan, Niranjan Ram and Shivesh Ram 
  • Gaya: Ramji Manjhi, Hari Manjhi
  • Nawada: Giriraj Singh 
  • Patna Sahib: Ravi Shankar Prasad, RK Sinha 
  • Pataliputra : Ram Kripal Yadav
  • Motihari: Radha Mohan Singh 
  • Muzaffarpur: Ajay Nishad 
  • Saran: Rajiv Pratap Rudy
  • Siwan: Om Prakash Yadav 
  • Madhubani: Hukmdev Narayan Yadav, Ashok Yadav, Nitish Mishra (son of Jagannath Mishra)
  • Maharajganj: Janardan Singh Sigriwal
  • Sheohar: Rama Devi
  • Bhagalpur: BJP and JDU in a fix over the seat
  • Ujiarpur: Nityanand Rai

Seats given to LJP:

  • Hajipur 
  • Vaishali 
  • Samstipur
  • Jamui
  • Khagadiya 
  • Begusarai

Republic TV's and CVoter's National Approval Ratings for Bihar for the month of March showed that out of 40 seats, the NDA alliance is expected to win 36 seats. While the UPA is likely to get only 4 seats.

In terms of vote share, NDA is likely to receive 49.4% whereas the UPA is likely to 37.1%, and others are likely to receive 13.6%.

READ | National Approval Ratings: NDA likely sweep away most seats in Bihar, UPA projected to stare at huge defeat

The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday announced the polling dates for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, with vote-counting scheduled to be held on May 23.

Read the dates for Bihar here.

 

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