Satish Kumar, son of Panchayati Raj Minister Hari Prasad Sah who died of a brain haemorrhage last month, will be the ruling Janata Dal (United)'s candidate in the by-election to the Laukaha Assembly constituency in Bihar.

“Satish Kumar will be our party candidate for the seat,” State JD(U) president Bashishtha Narain Singh told reporters here.

The main opposition party Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has put up Mukhtar Ahmed for the seat. The by-poll is slated for November 30. - PTI

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