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Janata Dal (United): Political party in India
Janata Dal (United) ("People’s Party (United)"), abbreviated as JD(U), is an Indian political party with political presence mainly in eastern and north-eastern India. JD(U) is recognised as a state party in the states of Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur and is a part of government in Bihar. JD(U) heads the government in Bihar and has remained the second largest party in Manipur. JD(U) won 16 seats in the 2019 Indian general election, making it the seventh largest party in the Lok Sabha.

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Bihar's 'Bahubali Neta' Anant Singh Exclusive: From Behind the Bars to Political Stance | Oneindia [Video]

Bihar's 'Bahubali Neta' Anant Singh Exclusive: From Behind the Bars to Political Stance | Oneindia

Step into the world of Bihar's Bahubali Leader, Anant Singh, as he breaks his silence in an exclusive interview. Recently released on a 15-day parole from jail, Anant Singh shares his journey from..

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