Added on : 2018-10-26 18:29:34
BJP President Amit Shah and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday jointly announced that BJP and JD(U) will contest equal number of seats in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections stated for next year. He made the announcement after discussion with JD(U) Chief and Bihar Chief Minister Amit Shah. Amit Shah said, " Other allies will also get a respectable seat share." He said that the final numbers will be discussed in few days. Giving an indication that BJP and its allies have conceded some seats to JD(U), Shah said, " Upendra Kushwaha and Ram Vilas Paswan will remain with us. When a new ally has joined us, there will be a reduction in seat share for everyone".