Lok Janshakti Get together president Chirag Paswan Thursday made it clear that his parting of the way with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) had “nothing to do” with sharing of seats for the meeting elections in Bihar, whose politics his get together has “at all times been against”. Paswan mentioned his get together had fought the Lok Sabha polls final 12 months in alliance with the JD(U) due to the “compulsions” introduced by the return to the NDA of Kumar, whose get together he accused of working towards LJP candidates within the basic elections in violation of the coalition dharma.
The 37-year-old, who not too long ago misplaced his father Ram Vilas Paswan, the LJP founder, additionally alleged that the Bihar Chief Minister had behaved in a haughty method when the previous Union minister had referred to as on the JD(U) chief final 12 months with the request to accompany him for submitting of nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha.
“Nitish Kumar not too long ago remarked mockingly that my father couldn’t have gotten elected to the Rajya Sabha with out the JD(U)s assist, since we had solely two MLAs. He ought to keep in mind that my father was promised a Rajya Sabha berth by the then BJP chief Amit Shah himself”, Paswan informed PTI-Bhasha in an interview.
“And I felt so belittled when Nitish behaved in a haughty method when my father referred to as on him with the request that he accompany us for submitting of nomination papers. He got here solely after the mahurat (auspicious timing) determined for the event had handed. No son might have taken such a therapy mendacity down”, Paswan alleged.
The LJP chief additionally dismissed recommendations that he raised a banner of revolt towards the JD(U) after the latter tried to disclaim the junior alliance accomplice a fair proportion of seats and asserted “I met Union minister Amit Shah and BJP chief J P Nadda so many instances within the current instances. Not as soon as did the problem of seat-sharing crop up”.
‘LJP not a fan of Nitish’s type of politics’
“It should be stored in thoughts that the LJP has by no means been a fan of Nitish Kumar’s type of politics. He has harmed the Dalits by making a sub-group of Mahadalits for his personal political positive aspects,” Paswan mentioned.
The LJP chief additionally rubbished the Bihar Chief Minister’s much-touted saat nishchay (seven resolves) and remarked that the remainder of the nation was making a lot progress and right here he was speaking about piped water and concrete roads to alleys.
“The Chief Minister by no means tires of proclaiming zero tolerance for corruption, crime and communalism. This flies within the face of the truth that graft has hit the implementation of each authorities scheme within the state. Horrific incidents like current burning alive of a lady after rape came about in Buxar district. And communalism? What does he has to say in regards to the feedback of Nityanand Rai? He owes a solution. In contrast to us, he’s nonetheless part of the NDA in Bihar,” Paswan mentioned.
Rai, the union minister of state for Dwelling and a senior BJP chief, has kicked up a storm by stating at one in all his current rallies that the victory of the RJD-led opposition in elections might make Bihar a secure haven for terrorists primarily based in Kashmir. The averment has been criticised by opposition events as an try to polarise voters towards the minorities.