A day earlier than the counting of votes in Bihar, Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Tejashwi Yadav acquired birthday greetings from Chirag Paswan, who together with him, was a part of the pincer motion on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar within the not too long ago concluded meeting elections.
“Lots of happy birthday wishes. May God bless you with longevity and succeed in making your life a success. Today is your birthday and have a good day with the blessings of God,” learn Mr Paswan’s tweet in Hindi.
Tejashwi Yadav, who turned 32 yesterday and is six years youthful than the Lok Janshakti Party chief, responded with a “Thank you brother”.
The Yadavs and the Paswans have been household mates, given the shared historical past of Ram Vilas Paswan and Lalu Yadav within the JP motion.
The two younger leaders of Bihar, who shared a love for cricket earlier than turning to politics, additionally share a cordial relation.
Tejashwi Yadav has all the time referred to Chirag Paswan as his elder brother. Flooded with marriage proposals in the course of the marriage ceremony of his elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav, Tejashwi Yadav had stated he couldn’t make the leap earlier than his different brother (Chirag Paswan) did.
In this election, Tejashwi Yadav had usually backed up Chirag Paswan on his assaults on Nitish Kumar — their frequent enemy — elevating issues about their becoming a member of forces.
The two leaders had been broadly believed to have an understanding within the RJD chief’s Raghopur constituency. Sources stated Chirag Paswan fielded a Rajput candidate on the seat for the categorical objective of chopping into the BJP’s higher caste vote base, which can assist Tejashwi Yadav.
Shortly after the demise of Ram Vilas Paswan final month, Tejashwi Yadav had attacked Mr Kumar with a reference to his absence in the course of the LJP chief’s household disaster.
“What Nitish Kumar Ji did with Chirag Paswan was not good. Chirag Paswan needs his father at this time more than ever before but Ram Vilas Paswan is not among us and we are sad about it. The way Nitish Kumar behaved…did injustice to Chirag Paswan,” the RJD chief had informed reporters.
Tejashwi Yadav had visited the Paswan dwelling the day Chirag Paswan had introduced again his father’s physique for final rites. Unlike Nitish Kumar, who had refused to fulfill the members of the family, Tejashwi Yadav had met the household and touched the ft of Chirag Paswan’s mom.