Top BJP leaders, who’re in Bihar as we speak, met Chief Minister Nitish Kumar because the celebration begins preparations for his or her joint battle within the meeting elections later this yr. BJP chief JP Nadda, who’s on a two-day go to to the state, met Mr Kumar at his residence the place casual discussions on seat-sharing for the polls befell, sources stated.
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who has been tasked with managing the celebration’s marketing campaign for the Bihar election, and BJP nationwide common secretary Bhupendra Yadav, had been additionally amongst these current on the assembly with Nitish Kumar at his Patna residence.
“Only a government which can work along Modi government can take Bihar forward, unlike a government having differences such as the West Bengal government. Farmers in Bengal are not getting PM Kisan scheme’s benefit just because their Chief Minster has not sent the list. This incident caused loss to farmers only, state and centre remain unaffected,” Mr Fadnavis had instructed reporters in Patna on Friday.
“I hope that Bihar will elect NDA government in coming elections. The future of Bihar’s youth will be in better condition under the NDA government. Dates for Bihar assembly elections will be announced in coming days and the party has given me the opportunity to work for the party here,” he stated.
The key assembly comes amid a cloud of uncertainty over Mr Kumar’s alliance with the Lok Janshakti Party or LJP, led by Chirag Paswan, and if the celebration will battle the Bihar polls with the Janata dal (United)-BJP mix. Nitish Kumar’s and Mr Paswan’s events have been sparring over the previous couple of months on a number of points together with the state authorities’s dealing with of the coronavirus pandemic and its response to the latest floods.
Meanwhile, the opposition had accused the ruling alliance of dragging actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise into politics for electoral features as BJP staff put posters and banners of the actor in Bihar.
“We do not want to make Sushant Singh Rajput’s death an election issue. I was told I would work in Bihar long before this case happened. This is linked to the common man’s emotion. We will ensure he gets justice and we will not stop until justice is done,” Mr Fadnavis stated.
“That is why we say, na bhoolenge, na bhoolne denge (we won’t forget, we will not let anyone forget),” he stated, referring to the phrase on the posters put up by BJP’s cultural unit in Bihar.
The election to the 243 meeting seats of Bihar is due in October-November. The tenure of the present meeting will finish on November 29.
The JD(U)-BJP mix contested the nationwide election in Bihar final yr, and gained. Their relation, nevertheless, deteriorated after the BJP supplied only one Union Cabinet berth to the JD(U), which was unacceptable to Nitish Kumar.
The BJP final yr had declared that it’ll contest the Bihar polls underneath Mr Kumar’s management, in a transfer to mollify its upset ally.
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