Nitish Kumar should thank the Shiv Sena if he retains the put up of Bihar Chief Minister regardless of his JDU profitable fewer seats than the BJP, Sanjay Raut mentioned Tuesday night in a swipe at his celebration’s former ally. Mr Raut mentioned Mr Kumar ought to take note of what occurred in Maharashtra in October final 12 months and mentioned his celebration had proven what occurs when alliance companions don’t preserve their promise.
He was referring to the dramatic occasions that adopted final 12 months’s Meeting elections in Maharashtra, when the BJP and Shiv Sena fell out (spectacularly) after disagreements over power-sharing. The 2 contested the polls collectively and swept to victory, however the Sena later alleged that the BJP was refusing to honour its pre-poll promise of rotating the chief minister’s put up.
“I’ve heard BJP leaders saying solely Nitish babu can be Chief Minister. Nitish babu ought to thank Shiv Sena for this. Not protecting guarantees is not going to occur in Bihar as a result of the Shiv Sena has proven what can occur if phrase isn’t saved,” Mr Raut mentioned.
“Therefore, if Nitish Kumar turns into Bihar Chief Minister, regardless of profitable fewer seats (as in comparison with the BJP), he ought to thank the Shiv Sena,” he added.
On Wednesday morning, the JDU-led Nationwide Democratic Alliance crossed the half-way mark with win in 123 seats and was main in 2 seats. The opposition alliance was forward in 110 seats and Tejashwi Yadav’s RJD emerged because the single-largest celebration within the state with 75 seats.
Nitish Kumar’s JDU was, nevertheless, struggling. Confronted with a powerful anti-incumbency wave, the Chief Minister’s celebration has received 42 and is main in a single. The BJP, against this, has received 73 to be the large brother in its alliance with the Janata Dal (United).
Mr Raut’s swipe was in reference to the very fact the BJP had mentioned Nitish Kumar would stay Chief Minister ought to their alliance win the election, regardless of the variety of seats received by every celebration.
Some stories say this promise can be met and Mr Kumar will stay Chief Minister no matter his celebration’s or the BJP’s efficiency. Others, although, say that some BJP leaders really feel Mr Kumar in no place to name the pictures, significantly given the JDU’s weak exhibiting.
The JDU, although, has made it clear – the BJP had given its phrase. The celebration additionally identified that with out it, the BJP couldn’t hope to get a majority in Bihar – an equivalent state of affairs to 1 in Maharashtra, the place the BJP emerged because the single-largest celebration however fell wanting a majority by itself, thereby handing the initiative to the Shiv Sena.
Mr Raut additionally praised opposition chief Tejashwi Yadav, who’s the mahagathbandan‘s chief ministerial candidate and has, within the absence of notable assist from the Congress, been energetic in campaigning.
Mr Yadav has exhibited “combating spirit” regardless of contesting the election in a “hostile” scenario, Sanjay Raut mentioned, including that polls had named him “man of the match”.
“The younger chief fought towards the Prime Minister, the Chief Minister and Union Ministers in such a hostile scenario on their own and revolved the marketing campaign round himself. The nation and Bihar have gotten such a face in politics on whom we will rely,” he mentioned.
Exit polls gave the opposition victory however exit polls typically get it flawed. Polls additionally confirmed that Mr Yadav was the popular chief ministerial candidate of the individuals of Bihar.
With enter from PTI