JD(U) ousts Sharad Yadav as RS leader

Senior JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav was on Saturday removed as leader of the party in the Rajya Sabha.Yadav had opposed the party’s decision to join hands with the BJP in Bihar. The action came as BJP president Amit Shah announced that he had formally invited Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to join the NDA.Nitish is expected to formally announce his decision to join the NDA at the party’s national executive meeting in Patna on August 19.Nitish could be made convenor of the NDA, a stature once enjoyed by George Fernandes and Yadav, according to JD(U) leaders. The NDA has not had a convenor s
Source: DH