The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday made it clear that Nitish Kumar will be Chief Minister ‘no matter might be the result in phrases of numbers’ post-Assembly elections in Bihar. Addressing media together with Nitish Kumar in Patna, senior BJP chief and deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi stated that had LJP founder Ram Vilas Pawan was wholesome, his son Chirag couldn’t have taken the choice to give up the NDA. Modi stated that solely those that settle for Nitish Kumar’s management in Bihar will keep within the NDA.
The LJP is headed by Ram Vilas Paswan’s son Chirag. Chirag on Sunday determined to stroll out of the NDA and appealed to the individuals of Bihar not to vote for Nitish Kumar. He exuded confidence that the LJP and the BJP will type the following authorities. Ram Vilas Paswan, a Rajya Sabha MP and a minister in NDA authorities on the Centre, lately had a coronary heart surgical procedure and is recuperating at a Delhi hospital.
Sushil Modi additionally objected to the LJP’s bid to use Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s identify and photographs through the campaigning. He stated that the celebration will transfer the Election Commission, if required, to forestall the LJP from utilizing PM Modi’s identify throughout campaigning.
“Had Ram Vilas been healthy, this would not have happened. No ifs and buts,” the deputy CM stated. “We have got to know that some Independent candidates and dozens of parties in Bihar might use photos of CM or PM. If needed, we will write to EC that BJP, JD(U), VIP, HAM are contesting together and only they can use PM’s photos. If someone else uses it, EC can take action,” he added.
Chirag has been vocal towards Nitish Kumar for a while, however shunned commenting on the BJP. He has publicly questioned Nitish Kumar’s dealing with of Covid-19 state of affairs, floods and migrants exodus.
During the press meet, Nitish Kumar shunned talking on the LJP’s transfer, however sought to remind Chirag that his celebration helped Ram Vilas in reaching the Rajya Sabha.
“Ram Vilas Paswan is unwell. We want him to recover. Did he reach Rajya Sabha without JDU’s help? How many seats do they have in Bihar Vidhan Sabha? Two. So, BJP-JD(U) gave him ticket to Rajya Sabha,” he stated, including that “what do we have to do with what someone says”.
The NDA in Bihar includes BJP, JD(U), HAM, and VIP. As per the seat-sharing deal, the JD(U) will contest from 122 seats and the BJP from 121. The JD(U) has given seven seats to Jitan Ram Manjhi’s HAM whereas the BJP will accommodate the VIP.
The three-part polling within the jap state will happen between October 27 and November 7. The outcomes will be introduced on November 10.
(With Inputs from ANI)