NDA announces candidates for 39 out of 40, NDA declared Bihar Lok Sabha candidates list, Ravi Shankar Prasad to contest from Patna Sahib. Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will be contesting from Patna Sahib seat, which is a party stronghold represented by Shatrughan Sinha in the outgoing Lok Sabha, Shatrughan Sinha is likely to join the Congress soon.
The NDA in Bihar, comprising the BJP, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) and Ram Vilas Paswan’s LJP, Saturday announced its candidates for 39 out of the total 40 Lok Sabha seats in the State.
Lok Sabha elections 2019 have been scheduled to start from April 11 and will go on till May 19. With little time left to woo voters, parties have increased their activities, with prominent leaders holding several rallies every day.
Lok Janshakti Party state president Pashupati Kumar Paras will be replacing his elder brother Ram Vilas Paswan in Hajipur. The Union minister is likely to get a Rajya Sabha ticket. Chirag Paswan will be seeking re-election from Jamui.