Key players in Bihar elections

Updated On Aug 11, 2015 04:09 PM IST
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In 2014, Ram Kripal Yadav resigned from the RJD and joined the BJP to contest from Patliputra seat. He won with a substantial margin defeating RJD's Misa Bharti. (HT Photo/Arvind Yadav)
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In 2014, Ram Kripal Yadav resigned from the RJD and joined the BJP to contest from Patliputra seat. He won with a substantial margin defeating RJD's Misa Bharti. (HT Photo/Arvind Yadav)

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Rajesh Ranjan (Pappu Yadav) won from Madhepura Lok Sabha seat as RJD candidate in 2014 polls. He has now floated his own party named as Jan Adhikar Party. (HT Photo/Sushil Kumar)
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Rajesh Ranjan (Pappu Yadav) won from Madhepura Lok Sabha seat as RJD candidate in 2014 polls. He has now floated his own party named as Jan Adhikar Party. (HT Photo/Sushil Kumar)

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Ravi Shankar Prasad is serving as the Union minister in the Modi government. Prasad has been a practicing lawyer in the Patna high court since 1980. (HT Photo/Sanjeev Verma)
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Ravi Shankar Prasad is serving as the Union minister in the Modi government. Prasad has been a practicing lawyer in the Patna high court since 1980. (HT Photo/Sanjeev Verma)

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Radha Mohan Singh was first elected to Lok Sabha in 1989 from East Champaran and continued to represent his constituency in 1996, 1999, 2009 and 2014.(HT Photo/Sonu Mehta)
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Radha Mohan Singh was first elected to Lok Sabha in 1989 from East Champaran and continued to represent his constituency in 1996, 1999, 2009 and 2014.(HT Photo/Sonu Mehta)

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Ram Vilas Paswan has the distinction of serving as Union minister under six different PMs from 1996 to 2015 and being part of all the national coalitions - United Front, NDA and UPA. (HT Photo/Sanjay Solanki)
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Ram Vilas Paswan has the distinction of serving as Union minister under six different PMs from 1996 to 2015 and being part of all the national coalitions - United Front, NDA and UPA. (HT Photo/Sanjay Solanki)

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Sushil Kumar Modi became deputy CM in the Nitish Kumar government in 2005. He is one of the most probable candidates for the post of CM if the NDA comes to power. (PTI Photo)
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Sushil Kumar Modi became deputy CM in the Nitish Kumar government in 2005. He is one of the most probable candidates for the post of CM if the NDA comes to power. (PTI Photo)

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After quitting as Bihar CM in 2015, Jitan Ram Manjhi floated Hindustan Awami Morcha (HAM) and has joined hands with the BJP. (PTI Photo)
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After quitting as Bihar CM in 2015, Jitan Ram Manjhi floated Hindustan Awami Morcha (HAM) and has joined hands with the BJP. (PTI Photo)

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On March 10, 1990, Lalu Prasad became the CM of Bihar and continued on the post till 1997 before being charge-sheeted in the fodder scam. Lalu's RJD is in alliance with JD-U to contest the state elections. (HT Photo/Arvind Yadav)
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On March 10, 1990, Lalu Prasad became the CM of Bihar and continued on the post till 1997 before being charge-sheeted in the fodder scam. Lalu's RJD is in alliance with JD-U to contest the state elections. (HT Photo/Arvind Yadav)

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Under Nitish Kumar's leadership, the NDA won Bihar elections in 2005 and 2010. Later, he broke away from the NDA in 2013 over elevation of Narendra Modi as BJP's prime ministerial candidate. (HT Photo/Sonu Mehta)
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Under Nitish Kumar's leadership, the NDA won Bihar elections in 2005 and 2010. Later, he broke away from the NDA in 2013 over elevation of Narendra Modi as BJP's prime ministerial candidate. (HT Photo/Sonu Mehta)

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