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Both Nitish & Tejashwi will campaign for JD (U) candidate in Kurhani by-poll: Bihar JD(U) Chief

BJP has fielded Kedar Prasad Gupta against JD(U)’s Kushwaha, the two-time MLA from the constituency.

November 19, 2022 / 12:17 PM IST
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar. (File image: Reuters)

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar. (File image: Reuters)

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy, Tejashwi Yadav, will campaign for JD (U) candidate Manoj Singh Kushwaha in the December 5 by-poll to the Kurhani assembly constituency in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district.

Talking to reporters here on Friday, Bihar JD (U) President Umesh Singh Kushwaha claimed that the 'Mahagathbandhan' (Grand Alliance) candidate will win with a huge margin.

"The Kurhani by-poll is one-sided and the Mahagathbandhan’s candidate Kushwaha will win with a huge margin. He has the support of the seven-parties of Grand Alliance. Both the CM and the Deputy CM will campaign for Kushwaha. We will soon announce the dates of their campaign," the JD(U) state president said.

Nitish Kumar did not go out for campaigning for RJD candidates due to his injuries received in a steamer mishap in the recently concluded by-polls for Mokama and Gopalganj assembly seats. Kumar, however, sent his video message in favour of the RJD nominees: Neelam Devi (Mokama) and Mohan Prasad Gupta (Gopalganj).