PATNA, Feb. 21 -- A day after the NDA'S Sankalp rally in the state capital on March 3, the JD (U) national executive will deliberate in the state capital on the party's preparedness for the Lok Sabha elections.

The party will also explore its prospects of contesting LS polls outside Bihar as well. "The party is serious about expanding itself in other states too, so decision to contest elections outside Bihar can also be taken during the meeting," JD (U) national general secretary K C Tyagi said.

The NDA in Bihar, which comprises BJP, JD (U) and the LJP, had already finalised the seat-sharing formula for the 40 Lok Sabha seats in the state. The BJP and the JD (U) will contest on 17 seats each and the LJP six.

A senior JD (U) leader said a...