Nitish Kumar Exclusive: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who’s looking for a fourth consecutive time period, has mentioned that he by no means demanded the highest submit, asserting that it was the Bharatiya Janata Party’s thought to mission him because the chief ministerial face. In an unique interview with India TV’s Nitish Chandra, Nitish Kumar mentioned his social gathering – Janata Dal-United – by no means insisted on the CM submit and that the BJP high brass introduced that the NDA will contest the meeting polls below his management.
“Neither I nor my party ever demanded the CM post, it was the BJP that announced my name…you should ask them,” the JD-U president mentioned responding to query whether or not he’ll proceed because the CM in case the JD-U will get fewer than anticipated seats.
On Tejashwi Yadav’s 10 lakh jobs promise
Describing Mahagathbandhan’s CM candidate Tejashwi Yadav’s ballot promise of offering 10 lakh jobs if voted to energy, Nitish Kumar described it as a ‘bogus’ assurance.
“There is no sense behind these statements. They ruled for 15 years, how many jobs they provided …95 thousand. Those who have no experience about these things are just trying to create confusion,” Nitish Kumar mentioned in an obvious reference to RJD’s regime below Lalu Yadav and Rabri Devi.
“There are people who hate me...do numbri ka dhandha karne wale mere peeche hain ,” he mentioned.
On Chirag Paswan
Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) president Chirag Paswan has been fairly vocal in his criticism of Nitish Kumar, nonetheless, the Bihar CM refused to hit again at him. “People have plenty of things to say, I don’t pay heed to such remarks. I don’t want to waste my time responding to those people,” the 69-year-old chief mentioned.
Nitish Kumar exuded confidence that the JD-U, BJP mix will retain energy in Bihar.
Voting for the second part of Bihar Assembly election is scheduled to be held on November 3. This part can be very essential for Chirag Paswan-led LJP which has fielded 52 candidates. The RJD has 56 candidates within the fray this part, the BJP 46, the JD-U 43, the RLSP 36 and the Congress 24.