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Janata Dal (United): Political party in India
Janata Dal (United) abbreviated as JD(U) is a centre-left 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 and Arunachal Pradesh and is a part of government in Bihar. JD(U) heads the government in Bihar and has remained the second largest party in Arunanchal Pradesh. JD(U) won 16 seats in the 2019 Indian general election, making it the seventh largest party in the Lok Sabha. The party operates on the ideologies of socialism, secularism and integral humanism.

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Bhojpuri actress Akshara Singh and ex-MLA Munna Shukla dance during night curfew | Oneindia News [Video]

Bhojpuri actress Akshara Singh and ex-MLA Munna Shukla dance during night curfew | Oneindia News

Bahubali leader former JDU MLA Munna Shukla flouts Covid norms. Holds function during night curfew at his residence. Bhojpuri film star Akshara Singh was called for the event. Hundreds of people..

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