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Nitish Kumar to join NDA at the center on August 19

Nitish Kumar to join NDA at the center on August 19

On Saturday morning the representatives of JD (U) wrote a letter to Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu saying that instead of Sharad Yadav, RCP Singh will be the leader of the parliamentary party in the Rajya Sabha and Naidu gave his approval for the change in leader.

Yadav's greetings to Patel assumes significance because the JD (U) had asked its lone MLA in Gujarat, Chhotu Vasava, to vote in favour of BJP's Balwantsinh Rajput.

Party leader KC Tyagi said Ansari has been "suspended from the parliamentary party" for attending the meeting.

While Bosky, who is also the NCP's Gujarat unit president, remained incommunicado, NCP general secretary Jagdishchandra Dafda claimed that Bosky voted for the Congress, as per the whip issued by party supremo Sharad Pawar.

Nitish Kumar is the JD (U) national president and said to fully control the party in Bihar.

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It might be recalled RBI is yet divulge the finer aspects of its currency demonetisation drive launched on 8 November, 2016. RBI had in 2014-15 paid Rs. 65,896 crore dividend and Rs. 52,679 crore in the year prior to that.

He has also initiated a three-day interaction programme across Bihar to talk to the people and know their opinion about the new government formed.

The Janata Dal (United) on Saturday replaced senior leader Sharad Yadav with Ramchandra Prasad Singh as the party's leader in the Rajya Sabha, reported ANI.

"I am not afraid of any one to speak the truth and stand by my principles", he said in reference to his fight against Emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi in the mid 70s, when he was a student leader close to Jayaprakash Narayan, who led the movement that ousted Indira Gandhi from power for the first time in 1977.

BJP president Amit Shah has invited Bihar chief minister and JD (U) president Nitish Kumar to join the ruling NDA, following the latter's alliance with the saffron party in the state to form a new government. He tweeted that yesterday JD (U) Chief Nitish Kumar had visited him at his residence and he invited him to join JD (U) with NDA. "Bihar-like grand alliance must be replicated countrywide, that is why he went there".


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