Lalu confident of sweeping polls in Bihar

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Patna, May 7 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav today said he was confident that his party would sweep in Bihar and Jharkhand.

Speaking after casting his vote, he said that the RJD in alliance with the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) of Ram Vilas Paswan would surprise everyone by sweeping the polls.

He cast his vote, along with his wife and former Chief Minister Rabri Devi, elder son and daughters, at a polling station near Patna Veterinary College.

He is himself contesting from Patliputra constituency. Besides Lalu, other prominent among whose fate will be decided today included BJP's Shatrughan Sinha and TV star Shekhar Suman of the Congress (Patna Saheb).

The counting of votes will take place on May 16.

The 543-member House will be constituted before June 2. (ANI)

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