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Nitish ousts Sharad as JD-U RS leader

DNMUM394464 | 8/13/2017 | Author : Vithika Soni & Manan Kumar | WC :537 | India

Final call on 'rebel leaders' will be taken during August 19 meet

In what is being seen as punishment for his disapproval of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's decision to re-join the BJP-led alliance, Sharad Yadav has been replaced by Nitish's close aide RCP Singh as the Parliamentary Party leader of the Janata Dal-United (JDU) in the Rajya Sabha. All eyes are now on the National Executive meeting, to be held on August 19.
A day earlier, Nitish had suspended party deputy leader Ali Anwar Ansari in the Rajya Sabha for attending a meeting of Opposition parties, convened by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.
At the August 19 meeting, besides taking a final call on "rebel leaders", the JDU is expected to announce its merger with the BJP-led NDA. BJP president Amit Shah had extended the inv
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