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BJP, JD-U reach seat-sharing pact
September 27, 2005 03:21 IST
Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal-United Monday reached a seat-sharing agreement for upcoming Bihar assembly elections under which the saffron party will contest 102 seats, three short of the number it fought last time.
Working out the arrangement after a marathon meeting, the two National Democratic Alliance allies decided that JD-U will contest the remaining 141 seats in the 243-member house.