RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha's press conference on Monday turned out to be theatre of the absurd.
Two constituents of BJP-led NDA - RLSP and LJP - on Monday announced names of their 17 and nine candidates for the Bihar polls.
BJP and its Bihar allies will meet on 31 August to thrash out a deal over seat-sharing in the state assembly polls.
It is Lalu-led RJD which will take on BJP in saffron strongholds in Bihar, while the latter's allies are likely to be pitted against JD(U) in most seats.
Maintaining that marginalisation of regional parties in Maharashtra and Haryana must not be seen as a pattern, senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday said his party would contest the Bihar Assembly polls next year in alliance with LJP and RLSP.
The BJP on Sunday said it would contest the by-elections to 10 Assembly seats in Bihar next month with NDA partners - LJP of Ram Vilas Paswan and Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) of Upendra Kushwaha.
Shahzad Ibrahimi, a doctorate from JNU who runs a dhaba on its campus for his living, has just received the "biggest happiness" of his life — an invite to attend the swearing-in of Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi.