Lalu will be discharged after 3 pm, after undergoing a successful surgery and rehabilitation programme, a hospital statement said on Friday night.

Recently, in a bid to revive party’s sagging fortunes, he joined hands with Janata Dal (United) leader and former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.

He said that the motive behind this development is to stop Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bihar.

The move however yielded dividends and Lalu-Nitish combine went on to secure victory in the state during the recently held by-polls.

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