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Chirag Paswan slams Nitish Kumar with ‘mid-term polls’

scathing attack against the chief minister of bihar Nitish Kumar, Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) chief Chirag Paswan Questions raised on the future of JDU on Thursday-BJP The government in the state, saying that the alliance would break down due to disagreements among the coalition partners, would force mid-term elections.

Addressing a press conference in Delhi, Chirag claimed that there was “collective discontent” against the Kumar-led government, which took office in November 2020 due to the “rising rate of crime and corruption”. Chirag also accused Kumar of “saving the corrupt”, referring to irregularities in the Har Ghar Nal Kal water scheme. Naveen Bharat.

“Two things are certain, one because of the defeat of JD(U) the government there works through a small group of acolytes in the administration under Nitish Kumar. There is dissatisfaction among the people. JD(U) will also not be at number two. He will be moved to the fourth position,” he said.

Chirag said he is “proud of the fact” that his party is “credited for ensuring that the JD(U) becomes the third-ranked party in Bihar”.

In the 2020 assembly elections, a combined LJP had contested alone, hurting the JD(U)’s prospects in at least 25 seats. However, he got only one seat.

“Tell one issue where he (Kumar) supports BJP? Feather Pegasus He demands a probe, but remains silent on the Srijan scam. He takes a different stand on caste census, on population control policy, CAA-NRC, he has a different stand, and then he says that they are together. It becomes difficult for people to believe such claims. These divisions will lead to mid-term elections in Bihar.

After the 2020 state elections, the LJP was plunged into turmoil over the issue of succession, with both Chirag and his uncle Union Minister Pashupati Kumar Paras claiming the legacy of the party’s founder Ram Vilas Paswan, who died on October 8, 2020. It was done Further, in the by-polls to two seats in Bihar held on October 30, the Election Commission on Tuesday named the faction led by Chirag as Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) with helicopter as its election symbol, while the faction led by Paras was given the name of National Lok Janshakti was named. Party (RLJP) and sewing machine as its symbol.

The LJP (Ram Vilas) will contest both the seats in the bypolls, which Chirag had termed as “semifinals”. He said, ‘Recently many revelations have come to the fore. There is a lot of corruption in the name of Nal Jal Yojana, pipes do not last even two days. Everything happens under the nose of the CM and he remains silent which means criminals are saved by him,” alleged Chirag.

 

Chirag accused Paras of “betraying to power” and “favouring a man (Nitish) who always worked against the interests of the LJP”. “He (Nitish) thinks that he will come to power every time through social engineering. It is all politics of division,” said Chirag.

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