No one can defeat Narendra Modi in 2019 polls: Nitish Kumar
Aug 03 2017
Last Wednesday, in a shock move, Bihar chief minister Nitish left the "grand alliance" and allied with the BJP.
RJD also accused Nitish Kumar of safe-guarding the criminals in Bihar ever since he became the Chief Minister.
Minutes after his resignation, PM Modi had tweeted his congratulations to the Bihar CM for "joining the fight against corruption".
The Patna High Court today dismissed two petitions challenging formation of the new government by Nitish Kumar's JD-U along with the BJP, saying no intervention of the court is required after floor test in the state Assembly.
Further lashing out at Nitish Kumar, Lalu Prasadsaid that only because of Mulayam Singh, he allowed the chief minister in his alliance.
Responding to the charges of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Rashtriya Janta Dal Chief Lalu Yadav on Tuesday said Kumar never enjoyed mass support in Bihar.
"He is saying all these things to divert attention from his son, his daughter and various family members who are being seriously questioned on corruption and Benami properties cases", he said.
A lot of state level leaders in the ruling Janata Dal United are of view that Sharad Yadav is not on board with Nitish's plans. He also mentioned that, "Once Sharad Yadav had put his life on stake in an election campaign against me for Nitish". "I will not take any specific name, but some other leaders have been making up their mind to walk out of the NDA", Anwar said.
"JD (U) is registered with the Election Commission as a regional party in Bihar and hence going against the decision of the state party was not possible for me", he said. Faking News reporter caught up with a JDU party member who said, " There is nothing to worry about. He said that "some political parties have been using secularism to cover their black money and benami properties". "I know Nitish's intentions as he wants to sacrifice my children for his glory and name", Lalu Prasad added.
"Nitish speaks of probity but 75 per cent of his ministers now are tainted".
Kumar's praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi "shows he was with the BJP from the beginning of "mahagathbandhan", Yadav said".
The RJD, meanwhile, continued its tirade against the chief minister, calling on him to resign until an alleged murder case against him is completed.
Speaking to mediapersons outside the Parliament on Monday, a visibly upset Yadav said: "Whatever happened is very unfortunate".