"I am leaving for Varanasi this afternoon," Yadav told the media here.

The JD (U) chief said that his party has decided to support Kejriwal.

"There are no differences in the party over this," he said.

Senior JD (U) leader and spokesperson KC 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 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 last week said no party leader from the state will campaign for Kejriwal in Varanasi.
 
Singh had said that Tyagi's decision to support Kejriwal was taken in a hurry without consulting others from the party.

(JPN/Agencies)

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