New Delhi, April 15: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Rameshwar Mahto, and Khalid Anwar have been declared as Janata Dal (United) candidates for the upcoming Member of the Legislative Council (MLC) elections. The MLC elections will be conducted in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar on April 26 and results will also be declared on the same day.
Earlier in the day, BJP had released the list of candidates for upcoming Legislative Council(MLC) elections for Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The term of office of 13 members of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council and 11 members of Bihar Legislative Council elected by the Members of Legislative Assembly will expire on May 5th and May 6th, 2018 respectively.
In Uttar Pradesh, the term of office of 13 members of Legislative Council elected by the Members of Legislative Assembly will expire on May 5, which includes names like former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Bharatiya Janata Party Mohsin Raza and others.
While in Bihar, the term of 11 members of Legislative Council which is due to expire on May 6 are- Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi and others.
BIHAR LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL ELECTION (MLC)
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Recently, By-polls were held in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. The Uttar Pradesh and Bihar Lok Sabha and Assembly by-election results gave a major blow to the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP).