New Delhi: Ahead of upcoming Bihar elections, former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi-led HAM(S) will join the NDA tomorrow. The official announcement in this regard will be made by Manjhi on Thursday, said spokesperson Danish Rizwan. Also Read - Govt Apathy: Villagers In Bihar's Gaya Construct Bridge That Had Been Pending For 30 Years!
The Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) will not merge with any party, rather it will be a part of the NDA in the Bihar elections that is due in October-November, he asserted. Also Read - Gift to Poll-Bound Bihar: PM Modi Inaugurates Historic Kosi Rail Mega Bridge Through Video Conference
HAM(S) national president Jitan Ram Manjhi will formally announce the party becoming a part of the NDA in Bihar on September 3, Rizwan said. Also Read - 5.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Kathmandu in Nepal, Tremors Felt in Bihar Too
The number of seats the party will get to contest in the upcoming elections was never an issue for it as the HAM(S) will join the NDA for the states development, he said.
The party is firmly standing with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for their development works, he added.
Manjhi had on August 20 severed ties with the Grand Alliance after spending two-and-a-half years in the opposition coalition, comprising of RJD, Congress, RLSP and Bollywood set designer-turned-politician Mukesh Sahni’s Vikasshil Insaan Party (VIP).
(With agency inputs)