NDA alliance falls in Bihar; Will Nitish resign? | Nitish Kumar-Bihar

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister and JDU leader Nitish Kumar is reportedly preparing to resign. A decision will be taken soon on whether JDU will continue in the NDA government. Nitish is having a meeting with the Governor at 12.30. The Congress has announced that it will support the NDA if it leaves.

A high-level leadership meeting of the party was called today to discuss matters including leaving the front. Prominent people including MPs and MLRs have participated in the meeting. After the meeting, a leader told the national media ‘NDTV’ that the explosive news will come out soon. A BJP leader has also stated that the government cannot proceed in the current situation in Bihar.

Apart from the Congress, it is reported that the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leadership may also support Nitish. It is reported that leaders close to RJD chief Tejashwi Yadav have informed Nitish that they are ready to support him if he leaves the NDA. RJD is currently the single largest party in the Bihar Assembly.

The NDA front has 125 seats in the 243 member assembly. BJP-53, JDU-43. Meanwhile, the Grand Alliance has 110 seats, including RJD’s 79. Congress has 27 members and CPIML 12.

Amit Shah’s move to split JDU; Nitish is worried

It is reported that differences of opinion with Union Home Minister Amit Shah led Nitish to take drastic measures. Nitish is worried that Amit Shah is constantly trying to split the JDU. Earlier, Nitish had publicly expressed his opposition to issues related to NITI Aayog.

Nitish Kumar alleges that former party leader RCP Singh is pulling the strings for Amit Shah. RCP Singh left the JDU last week after the party leadership raised serious allegations of corruption.

In 2017, RCP Singh got the post of Union Minister as a representative of JDU. JDU got only one minister. Nitish has already expressed his displeasure over this. A leader also revealed that RCP claimed to Nitish that Amit Shah was only interested in him.

Nitish did not attend the NITI Aayog meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi the other day. Earlier, he did not attend the Prime Minister’s reception for outgoing Venkaiah Naidu and the swearing-in ceremony of President Draupadi Murmu.

Hints about the new move emerged yesterday. Nitish spoke to Congress president Sonia Gandhi on phone yesterday. Have sought time to meet in person.

Summary: Nitish Kumar seeks time to meet Bihar Governor at 12:30 pm as amid rift with BJP

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