Two days earlier than the Bihar election, Chirag Paswan, stepping up his assaults on Nitish Kumar over allegations of corruption, stated he believed “jail is the right place” for the Chief Minister. “It is not possible that Nitish Kumar was not involved in scams,” the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief instructed information company ANI on his coalition partner-turned-chief goal.
Chirag Paswan’s newest assault got here in response to questions on his promise to jail these accountable for corruption within the five-year Nitish Kumar rule, even when it meant the Chief Minister.
“I said that if they are guilty, they will be sent to jail after an investigation. How can it be possible that the Chief Minister doesn’t know about large scale scams and corruption? He’s involved too. If not, it will be clear in a probe. But people and I believe that he is involved, that he is corrupt, and any corrupt person belongs in jail” stated the LJP MP, who’s contesting the polls individually from the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) solely to struggle Nitish Kumar’s social gathering.
No corrupt chief needs to be allowed to roam free, he stated. “Jail is the right place for Nitish Kumar,” Mr Paswan declared.
He additionally focused the Chief Minister’s pet undertaking, the liquor ban, calling it a breeding floor for corruption – a lot that there was “home delivery” of alcohol now.
“Why don’t they investigate the liquor ban? Are there no liquor smugglers in Bihar? Isn’t alcohol smuggled into Bihar? Aren’t the powerful accessing liquor in Bihar? The entire state government is linked to liquor smuggling and there is no one in Nitish Kumar’s party Janata Dal United who doesn’t know,” he stated.
He additionally tweeted with the hashtag #nitishmuktBihar (Nitish-free Bihar).