Top BJP leaders, who’re in Bihar at this time, met Chief Minister Nitish Kumar because the get together begins preparations for his or her joint battle within the meeting elections later this 12 months. 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 happened, sources mentioned.
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who has been tasked with managing the get together’s marketing campaign for the Bihar election, and BJP nationwide basic 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 mentioned.
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 get together 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 few 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 mentioned.
“That is why we are saying, na bhoolenge, na bhoolne denge (we cannot overlook, we is not going to let anybody overlook),” he mentioned, 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 12 months, and received. Their relation, nonetheless, deteriorated after the BJP supplied only one Union Cabinet berth to the JD(U), which was unacceptable to Nitish Kumar.
The BJP final 12 months had declared that it’s going to contest the Bihar polls underneath Mr Kumar’s management, in a transfer to mollify its upset ally.