The interactive programme with people was formally launched by state JD(U) President Basistha Narayan Singh at party headquarter in the capital.
Prasad is learnt to have counselled Manjhi not to act unilaterally and provoke Kumar, instrumental in his anointment as chief minister.
No poll posters, billboards or streamers, only the occasional glaring of loudspeakers atop four-wheelers. There is nothing to suggest that an election is round the corner.
Rajputs, who make up 12.5% of the electorate, appear split behind the Congress and the BJP. On the other hand, the Muslim vote bank, accounting for 11.2% of the electorate, is being wooed by both the Congress and the JD (U).
JD(U) say that Chidambaram had approved the Raghuram Rajan Committee report for implementation but it was waiting approval at the PMO level.
The prospect of JD(U)- congress alliance in Bihar now seems headed for an early burial after the dismal performance of the grand old party.
The first provocation came when RJD MLA Javed Eqbal Ansari described LJP as a treacherous party, while alleging Paswan could not see beyond his son.
The BJP leadership in the state is now projecting its prime minister candidate Narendra Modi as an EBC person to win over this sizeable population.
Nitish Kumar on Monday hit back at BJP, which has been attacking him for the Patna serial blasts, for its silence on the 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts.
“Preliminary investigation into the Patna blasts shows the same group in the Bodh Gaya serial blasts is involved,” the Bihar DGP said.
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