Jagannath Mishra likely to join RJD

March 23rd, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS  

Patna, March 23 (IANS) Former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra is likely to join the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD).
Mishra and RJD leader Lalu Prasad held an hour-long meeting here Monday, a day after Mishra’s son Nitish Mishra resigned from Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s council of ministers.

Once a veteran Congressman, Mishra senior sounded upbeat after meeting Lalu Prasad. “It was a fruitful discussion,” Mishra said.

Mishra junior resigned Sunday both from the Janata Dal-United and as the minister of state for disaster management.

Jagannath Mishra said his son wanted to protest against the JD-U’s alleged neglect of Brahmins. The JD-U has not given a single seat to Brahmins.

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