The Janata Dal-United, JD(U) unit of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu has joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in Delhi in the presence of party chief JP Nadda and the National General Secretary BL Santhosh. 16 members of the JDU unit joined the BJP including ex-state president of JDU. The development comes after the JDU stitched alliance with RJD and others to form the Mahagathbandhan government in Bihar.
Earlier this month, five out of six Janata Dal (United) MLAs in Manipur had joined the BJP. On 25th of August, the lone JDU MLA from Arunachal Pradesh joined BJP in the presence of national president JP Nadda and Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu. Notably, In the first week of August, Nitish Kumar’s party had severed its ties with the BJP in Bihar and walked out of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) alliance.