Jitan Ram Manjhi says he’s ‘not upset’ with BJP over seat-sharing arrangement for Bihar polls

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New Delhi: As negotiations among NDA partners continues for Bihar polls, former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday played down differences with a BJP over a series of seats offering to him, observant he was “not upset”.

Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi. PTIFormer Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi. PTI

Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi. PTI

Sources in Manjhi-led Hindustan Awam Morcha (HAM) claimed a celebration was on Sunday offering some-more series of seats than what was on a platter on Saturday and seemed carefree of a certain outcome as comparison BJP functionaries including Union Minister Ananth Kumar, who is party’s in-charge for Bihar polls, met him in New Delhi.

Intensifying a efforts to assuage Manjhi, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Bhupendra Yadav also met Manjhi to move him on house on a chair pity formulae after BJP resolved a emanate with dual other allies-Ram Vilas Paswan-led LJP and Upendra Kushwaha-led RLSP.

With Manjhi adhering to his direct for some-more seats on Saturday, finalisation of a seat-sharing arrangements by BJP with a allies for a public polls in a state had eluded even after chaotic consultations.

According to sources, Manjhi had on Saturday met BJP President Amit Shah during a latter’s chateau twice and hold seat-sharing talks.

Manjhi was learnt to have voiced unhappiness over a 15-odd seats offering to HAM on Saturday.

HAM was offering around 15 seats and a 5 effusive MLAs overdue devotion to him have been asked to competition on BJP tickets.

While BJP skeleton to competition on around 160 seats out of a sum of 243 seats, RLSP is being offering 25 seats while Ram Vilas Paswan’s Lok Janshakti Party around 40, it is learnt.

After Manjhi’s condemnation over seats offering to him, BJP Bihar core organisation had hold a assembly late Saturday evening.

Taking potshots during a NDA over a chair pity wrangling, Congress orator Abhishek Singhvi pronounced when there is fondness “minus any principal and for opportunism”, such things happen.”

“This is a commencement of a contradiction. Let us see what is in store next. Such alliances formed on personal aspiration and lust for energy do not survive.

“When we go for such alliances, these contradictions come out, that are a commencement of an end. People will give a fitting respond to them,” Singhvi said.

Sources pronounced while BJP and LJP have finalised their seat-sharing arrangements, Manjhi is perfectionist some-more seats.

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A HAM orator pronounced they would not accept a singular chair reduction than that offering to LJP.

“We would not take seats reduction in series than that given to LJP,” a orator said, adding that they will wait compartment tomorrow for BJP to offer a “respectable” series of seats to HAM.

“We will have to recur fondness with BJP if a celebration is not given important series of seats,” a orator Danish Rizwan said.

Union Minister and LJP arch Ram Vilas Paswan had progressing met Amit Shah along with his son Chirag Paswan and certified Shah to announce a seat-sharing arrangement.

Sources tighten to him pronounced a understanding with his outfit has been finalised and there is no difficulty over it.

Paswan, who was in Bihar, arrived in a inhabitant collateral late in a dusk for stipulation of seats, that was however hold back.

Union Minister and party’s election-in-charge in Bihar Ananth Kumar progressing pronounced all has been finalised and a bloc would announce a seats soon.

“The talks were successful. We will quarrel together,” he said.

BJP has not announced a arch ministerial claimant and a fondness is contesting a polls with growth as a categorical emanate and is contesting underneath Narendra Modi’s face.