Nitish Kumar's JD(U) joins AAP and JD in Bihar (S)

JD(U) has now joined ranks of three state-owned political parties . The Election Commission has recognized JD(U) as the state party in Bihar since 2005 .

PATNA: With the Election Commission officially declaring it as a state party in Manipur, Bihars ruling JD(U) has now joined the ranks of the three state-owned political parties.The EC has recognized JD(U) as the state party in Bihar since 2005, and Arunachal Pradesh since 2019.On the basis of a poll report by Janata Dal (United) at the general election to the Legislative Assembly of Manipur-2022, it is reported that the Janata Dal (United), which is presently a registered recognised party in the state of Bihar and Arunachal Pradesh with Arrow as its reserved symbol, has met the requirements set out in Para 6A of the Election Symbols (Reservation & Allotment) According to a recent letter sent to JD(U) president Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh, the Commission has recognised the Janata Dal (United) as a State Party in the state of Manipur, as part of the Election Symbols (Reservation & Allotment) Order, 1968, according to the election commission.In three states, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda-led Janta Dal (Secular) are other political parties that have been recognized as the state party.

Bihar state president Umesh Singh Kushwaha said on Saturday that the JD(U)'s formal recognition in Manipur was a sign of the party's increasing success in other parts of the world.The JD(U) is doing its best to gain the status of a state party in one more state in the near future to ensure that it is recognized as a national party.In early 2023, we are aiming to secure more than 6% of the polled votes in the forthcoming assembly polls in Nagaland.We will be able to receive the tag of a national party, according to JD(U) national general secretary and In-charge for the northeast states Afaque Ahmad Khan, who told reporters on Saturday.