This is the first time JD (U) chief and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has campaigned for Narendra Modi’s re-election as prime minister, shedding the image of being a Modi critic which he had acquired during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
He returned to the NDA fold in July 2017 and made it public that he wants to stay in Bihar politics in his role as the chief minister.
Kumar toured the state extensively to campaign for his party and its allies—the BJP and LJP. During his speech, he focussed on Modi’s achievements as the PM. He also highlighted the importance of Modi’s continuation as PM for Bihar’s development.
Kumar also spoke of national security as an important poll issue.
Like Kumar, Ram Vilas Paswan, who leads the LJP, also gave special attention to the problem of terrorism. Paswan’s family members Chirag Paswan, Ramchandra Paswan and Pashupati Paras contested the elections from Jamui, Samastipur and Hajipur and won.
Paswan has not contested this election. He has already got offer from the BJP to enter Rajya Sabha. “His son Chirag is likely to become a minister in the union government,” a source in LJP said.
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3 Comments on this Story
sankalpa563 days ago
After successfully mentoring huge amount of youngsters in Bihar who wants to enter active Politics, Prashant Kishor is entering West Bengal and inviting youth of Bengal to start their career by mentoring them as they take the plunge into active electorial Politics. If you are interested you can also register- http://bit.ly/yipwbreg1
Pandey Rakesh Ramshankar604 days ago
That is not justified for people of india, being Indian citizens we should not use any kind of abusive language against any politicians this is very rude I think there should action against that person who use this type of language.
ravi_40613 days ago
Nitish kumar is a most third class corrupt politician of Bihar.. The madrchd is dreaming to become the PM. See his face,it looks like a criminal dacoit who just got released from tihar jail. When he was a railway minister,he used to divert entire budget,projects to Bihar so that he can get commission.. Same thing was done by lalu also.. He is not fit even for the post of cleaner in tihar jail..He is fit for the job of the cleaning of roads and tatti in Bihar... He is tiny tiny tiny Lilliput before the character of Modi Ji.....Now the curtains are down for idiot nitish Kumar..