Upendra Kushwaha meets Tejashwi Yadav moments after NDA seat sharing announcement
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Upendra Kushwaha meets Tejashwi Yadav moments after NDA seat sharing announcement

The leader of opposition in Bihar assembly Tejashwi Yadav meets Rashtriya Lok Samta Party President Upendra Kushwaha in Arwal, moments after the seat sharing announcement made by BJP chief Amit Shah and JDU chief Nitish Kumar in Delhi.

Kushwaha is also part of the National Democratic Alliance and his sudden meeting with Rashtriya Janata Dal leader is seen as a political tool to put pressure on the Bhartiya Janata Party-led NDA.

As per sources leader of opposition in Bihar Tejashwi Yadav has offered RLSP chief to join the Grand Alliance for the upcoming Lok Sabha Polls.

Earlier in the evening today, Shah and Kumar jointly addressed a press conference and agreed on an equal number of sets for both the parties for the Lok Sabha 2019.

Addressing the reporters, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, said the number of seats for each ally will be announced in a few days.

BJP President also said that other allies will also get a respectable seat share, but as per sources the other partner of NDA in Bihar Lokjanshakti Party of Ramvilas Paswan and RLSP are giving tough times to the BJP and demanded the same number of seats what they had contested in 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

The BJP-LJP-RLSP combine had won 31 Lok Sabha seats in 2014, while the JD(U) could manage to win only Nalanda and Purnia seats.

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