Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi on Friday claimed that Nitish Kumar’s writ now not ran within the authorities he was heading, and it was the BJP, his numerically stronger ally, which was calling the photographs.
The RJD nationwide vice chairman, who preceded Mr Kumar in energy, was replying to queries from journalists in regards to the current bureaucratic reshuffle.
“The writ of Nitish Kumar no longer runs in his own government. He should have thought carefully before taking oath as the Chief Minister again,” mentioned Rabri Devi, taking a dig on the JDU chief who retained the highest put up regardless of his occasion ending a distant third within the meeting polls.
The BJP returned with a tally of 74 within the 243-strong meeting whereas the JD(U) may handle solely 43.
The RJD, although it fell wanting attaining energy, gained the utmost variety of 75 seats.
“All those who have been loyal to Nitish Kumar and known to be having his interests in mind are likely to be sidelined in the days to come,” alleged the RJD chief.
Numerous RJD supporters visited Rabri Devi’s 10, Circular Road residence on Friday to greet her on her 65th birthday.
Asked in regards to the cost by JDU-BJP mix that her son and inheritor obvious, Tejashwi Yadav, had the propensity to “run away” from Bihar, an allusion to his frequent journeys to the nationwide capital, she mentioned, “People visit places because they have some business there. Do the leaders of the BJP and the JDU spend their lives locked in safes?”
She asserted that “only members of my family or my party have the right to question my son about his personal life”.
She additionally expressed concern over the deteriorating well being of her husband, the RJD’s jailed chief Lalu Prasad, and voiced displeasure over the NDA elevating the difficulty of his extended keep at a bungalow — allotted to a senior medical officer — in Ranchi, the place he’s serving sentences for his involvement within the fodder rip-off.