Accused of working with the BJP to weaken Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s maintain over his celebration, Chirag Paswan, the previous chief of Lok Janshakti Get together, immediately hit out, saying that Mr Kumar ought to be “scared from these inside his celebration”.
“Nitish Kumar’s presence hardly helped his celebration within the 2020 elections. Is not he a part of the Chirag mannequin. Janta Dal (United) is now not United, however divided. What sort of language did their nationwide president use in opposition to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar? The Chief Minister shouldn’t be petrified of “Chirag mannequin”, however from members inside his celebration,” Mr Paswan stated.
“Those that are advocating for Nitish Kumar, these are the people who find themselves plotting in opposition to him. What did Upendra Kushwaha stated about Mr Kumar throughout the meeting elections in 2020? Has the Chief Minister forgotten? Does he solely keep in mind the “Chirag mannequin”? Why, since you suffered a debacle due to the “Chirag mannequin”,” Mr Paswan hit again.
The previous chief of Lok Janshakti Get together stated he’s solely dedicated to the mannequin adopted by his father Ram Vilas Paswan. “What does Nitish Kumar learn about Ram Vilas mannequin of improvement, his Bihar first, Bihari first mannequin. Nitiak Kumar didn’t depart a possibility to assault my father,” he added.
He additionally took a veiled dig at Mr Kumar over his makes an attempt to stay in energy, drawing an analogy from the Mahabharata.
“Like Kansa, he’s attempting to kill each little one of Devaki. Take a look at Sharad Yadavji, George Fernandes. Look how he has conspired in opposition to senior leaders in his celebration. Can the folks overlook all this. What did he do to Prashant Kishor,” Mr Paswan stated.
Mr Paswan’s reply got here after JD(U) president Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan accused him for celebration’s poor present within the 2020 meeting polls. Lalan Singh stated that in 2020, on the time of Bihar election, the BJP deployed the “Chirag mannequin” to make sure that Nitish Kumar’s votes have been break up and this led to his celebration successful simply 43 of the state’s 243 parliamentary seats.
Although the BJP has made an try at a rapprochement, sources near the Chief Minister say he isn’t in any temper to be placated. Tomorrow, Mr Kumar will meet with all his MLAs or legislators to resolve on what occurs subsequent.
Early studying has reportedly satisfied him that MLAs should not keen to face mid-term elections and would like a brand new alliance over that prospect.