Patna, June 23 (IANS) The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Tuesday received a jolt when five of its Legislative Council members resigned from the opposition party and joined the ruling Janata Dal-United.
The Legislative Council has issued a notification in this regard.
These leaders are Radhacharan Seth, Dilip Rai, Kamre Alam, Sanjay Prasad and Ranvijay Singh.
The development comes ahead of next month’s elections to the nine Council seats.
Sources said that many RJD MLAs too were in touch with the ruling party for switching alliance.