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The Political strategist also questioned BJP-JD(U)'s alliance and stated, "Alliance with BJP is not required to win polls.

Kishor played a key role the in brokering an alliance between Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and JD(U) for the assembly polls and defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bihar in 2015 when the Modi wave was at its peak.

JDU spokesperson and national general secretary Pavan Verma has questioned his party's alliance with the BJP in Delhi Assembly polls while Kishor has more than once made his differences with the party known on the issue of the amended Citizenship Act, and National Register of Citizens.

JDU leader also cited the speeches made by different BJP leaders including the Prime Minister to outline his concerns over the issue.

Kumar had come under attack from the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and also faced stiff opposition from within the Janata Dal-United (JD-U), over his party MPs supporting the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), in the Parliament.

JDU, a BJP's ally was among those parties which supported the passage of CAB in the lower house of parliament.

The Bill was passed with 99 members in its favour while 84 members voted against it in the final division. In the division on referring the Bill to the Select Committee, the government got 100 votes while 84 voted against it.

New Delhi: The Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal United has sought an explanation from its senior leader KC Tyagi in the...