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Nitish Kumar's aspirations to become PM led him break alliance in Bihar: Union Minister Giriraj Singh

Bihar Political Crisis: Nitish Kumar's aspirations to become Prime Minister led him to break the alliance with the BJP, alleged Union Minister Giriraj Singh.

Shashwat Bhandari Written By: Shashwat Bhandari New Delhi Updated on: August 09, 2022 16:24 IST
Union Rural Development Minister Giriraj Singh.
Image Source : PTI Union Rural Development Minister Giriraj Singh.

Highlights

  • Nitish Kumar broke alliance with the BJP in Bihar
  • He also submitted his resignation as CM to Bihar Governor
  • Nitish Kumar said a lot of things happened between JD(U) and BJP

Bihar political crisis: Union Minister Giriraj Singh slammed JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar for breaking the alliance with the BJP in the state alleging his aspirations of becoming the Prime Minister led him to break the alliance.

Nitish Kumar who is infamous for breaking alliances earlier with the BJP, then Mahagathbandhan, and now again with the BJP, Giriraj Singh said, "Palturam agaye palat ke".

Union Minister Giriraj Singh further said that they have no regrets that party's alliance with JD(U) is no more in Bihar.

BJP has not surrendered before anyone, it always surrenders before its principal. Nobody can raise any question on BJP that it didn't fulfilled, followed dharma of alliance.

Meanwhile, Nitish Kumar met Bihar Governor Phagu Chauhan and handed over his resignation as CM.

"All MPs and MLAs are at a consensus that we should leave the NDA," said Nitish Kumar after submitting his resignation to Bihar Governor.

A lot of things have happened in between that we will tell you later, Nitish Kumar said after meeting Governor. 

Sources say Nitish Kumar is likely to form the government with the support of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), once again. RJD is the single largest party in the state.

"Today credibility of Nitish Kumar is zero. We want President rule to be imposed in Bihar and the state should go for a fresh mandate. Do you (Nitish Kumar) have any ideology or not? In next polls, JDU will get 0 seats," Chirag Paswan, LJP leader (Ram Vilas faction) said.

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