The Janata Dal(U), headed by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, has become a recognized State party in Arunachal Pradesh, the Election Commission has said.
The JD(U) won seven Seats in the 60-member Assembly of the Northeastern State, next only to the ruling BJP which bagged 41 Seats and secured a majority.
“The Janata Dal (United) is now a recognized State party in the States of Arunachal Pradesh and Bihar,” a statement from the Election Commission said on Friday.
The Party will also be able to use its symbol arrow in Arunachal Pradesh, the statement added. The JD(U) shares power with the BJP and Ram Vilas Paswan’s Lok Janshakti Party in Bihar.