Senior JD (U) leader and spokesperson K C Tyagi had on Thursday announced his party's support to Kejriwal's candidature in the holy city. But differences among party members soon surfaced when party president Sharad Yadav questioned Tyagi's announcement, saying he was not aware of it and that it was not a party decision.

Bihar JD (U) president Vashsisht Narain Singh said no party leader from the state will campaign for Kejriwal in Varanasi.

"Tyagi's decision to support Kejriwal was taken in a hurry without consulting others," said Singh.

"Till now, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is yet to say anything on support to Kejriwal," a leader close to the Cheif Minister said.

The Lok Sabha polls will be held in Varanasi on May 12 in the last phase of the 2014 general elections.

Kejriwal is pitted against Modi and Congress' Ajay Rai.

(Agencies)

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