Senior BJP leader and Jharkhand in-charge Om Mathur said that AJSU has put up candidates on some seats declared by his party and they have not been withdrawn.
BJP vice-preseident Om Prakash Mathur, who is the party’s election in-charge for Jharkhand, however, is slated to go to Ranchi to bring the belligerent ally on board.
AJSU chief Sudesh Mahto, welcoming Kishore at the party office, said the party was not ready to go on the backfoot.
Former Congress president and Lohardagga sitting legislator Sukhdeo Bhagat joined the BJP just before the poll announcement.
According to the formula finalised among the three alliance partners, the JMM will contest 43, Congress 31 and RJD 7 seats in the 81-member House.
Though the LJP was keen for an alliance with the BJP, the saffron party was reluctant as its leaders believed that the regional party did not have much to offer electorally in the state.
All the major political players, AAP, BJP and the Congress, have been vying for credit since the Centre cleared the proposal.
Maoist Kundan Pahan is an accused in several criminal cases including the murder of former Minister Ramesh Singh Munda.
The Congress is fighting the polls in alliance with the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha and the Rashtriya Janata Dal.
BJP working president JP Nadda sounded confident of a BJP victory, saying that in his six trips to Jharkhand.
Ruling Aam Aadmi Party has blamed the stubble burning in neighbouring states for the high toxicity in the air.
In the show-cause notice, RPN Singh has been asked why FIR for violating model code of conduct should not be lodged against him.
JMM will contest 43 seats, Congress 31 and RJD 7 seats; no friendly contests allowed.
BJP chief and Union Minister Amit Shah, along with the state core group, is learnt to have dwelt on party nominees in the elections late on Thursday night.