He said he repeatedly tried calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but was ignored. Singh said he won’t campaign for such candidates even if asked by the party.
Nitish said that he would provide electricity to each and every household across the state by the end of 2016.
The upcoming Bihar election is one factor which is determining the fate of domestic stock markets these days. Bookies say in the worst case the BJP’s seat count may not fall below 85 seats whereas there is no cap on seats on the upside.
Meanwhile, terming R.K. Singh’s allegations as “irresponsible” and “baseless”, BJP national secretary Shrikant Sharma said the former bureaucrat was new to the party and would gradually come to know it.
“I wish to see Pappu Yadav as Chief Minister of Bihar“, he said.
“Popular MLAs are being denied tickets by the party while criminals are being accommodated”, he said. “What is the difference between you and Lalu Prasad“, Singh said in Patna yesterday. This is injustice to the people of Bihar. “How will we get a clean administration?” Nitish Kumar’s party also claimed that the NDA will review the reservation policy and bring in anti-farmer laws if it wins the Bihar polls. Political scientist Milan Vaishnav’s work has earlier shown that weakened public institutions give rise to a politician-criminal breed that enjoy community support and can also raise funds for the party. So far, the BJP leaders were maintaining that the ticket distribution had been “fair” and was decided based on the feedback from the grassroots and some discreet surveys commissioned by the party leadership.
Manjhi became the chief minister of Bihar in May 2014 after the Nitish Kumar-led JD-U was battered in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. “We should review it for seeing how to develop the communities”, he said.
Nitish Kumar today lambasted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the latter’s failed promises and announced his seven-point formula to take Bihar on the “new height” of development as he launched the election campaign of the JDU-led Grand Alliance at Biarauli – part of Kalyanpur Assembly seat in Samastipur district.