Tejashwi Yadav meets INDIA bloc leaders, says 'seat-sharing deal reached'

Tejashwi Yadav, as he attended the Opposition INDIA bloc's meeting for seat-sharing, said an understanding within Bihar's INDIA bloc for Lok Sabha polls was reached.
Tejashwi Yadav meets INDIA bloc leaders, says 'seat-sharing deal reached'
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Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday attended a meeting of the Opposition INDIA bloc and said an understanding over the seat-sharing for the Lok Sabha polls in Bihar was reached.

The RJD leader also said an official announcement on the same was likely soon in Patna.

The meeting took place at Congress leader Mukul Wasnik's residence in Delhi. State Congress chief Akhilesh Prasad Singh and state in-charge Mohan Prakash were also present at the meeting.

Following the meeting, Yadav said his party, the Congress and the Left will fight the Lok Sabha polls together in Bihar, adding, that the INDIA bloc partners have agreed orally on the seat-sharing arrangement and all the constituents are getting a respectable deal.

Tejashwi Yadav's remarks come amid reports of disquiet in the INDIA bloc in Bihar over seat-sharing.

The Congress was said to be upset over "unilateral" announcements of candidates by the RJD on certain seats it was interested in contesting in Bihar.

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Tejashwi Yadav meets INDIA bloc leaders, says 'seat-sharing deal reached'

Meanwhile, sources told India Today that the talks were still on, and that another meeting on Wednesday could seal the deal.

The bonhomie between former Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was evident from the first meeting of the INDIA block, when Yadav, in a lighter moment, insisted that Rahul Gandhi should trim his beard and get married.

"Rahul Gandhi did a good job with his Bharat Jodo Yatra. He should listen to us and get married now. Your mother always complains to us," Yadav had said, to which, Rahul Gandhi responded, saying, "If you are saying it, then I will follow."

The banter continued with Rahul Gandhi taking cooking lessons from Lalu Yadav at his daughter Misha's residence in Delhi.

Source: India Today

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