JD-U legislator who defeated Rabri Devi joins BJP

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Janata Dal-United MLA Satish Kumar, who defeated former Bihar chief minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s wife Rabri Devi in assembly polls, on Saturday joined the BJP after he was denied a party ticket.

Kumar, who represents Raghopur constituency in Bihar, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party at the party headquarters at a press conference here in the presence of BJP general secretary Arun Singh and national secretary Srikant Sharma.

He was denied a ticket as Tejaswi Yadav, son of Lalu Prasad, is set to make his electoral debut from Raghopur assembly constituency.

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