Nitish Kumar Not In Race For PM Post, His Party Declares


Nitish Kumar Not In Race For PM Post, His Party Declares

Nitish Kumar mentioned referred to as it “nonsense” and mentioned, “I neither want nor expect (this)”.


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has all of the qualities to grow to be the Prime Minister however he’s not within the race for the submit, his social gathering, the Janata Dal United mentioned this night after a gathering of its National Council in Patna. Asked in regards to the matter, Mr Kumar mentioned referred to as it “nonsense”. “I neither want nor expect (this),” he mentioned.

Senior JD(U) chief KC Tyagi, who briefed the media after the assembly, underscored it. “Nitish Kumar is not a claimant for the post of the Prime Minister. We are in the NDA and our candidate for the Prime Minister’s post is Narendra Modi… Although Nitish Kumar has all the qualities required in a Prime Minister,” mentioned Mr Tyagi.

Earlier this month, senior JD(U) chief Upendra Kushwaha — after being named the chief of the JD(U) parliamentary social gathering — had referred to as Mr Nitish Kumar “PM material”.

“People made Narendra Modi PM today and he’s doing good work. But there are others in the country who have the potential to become PM. Of them is Nitish Kumar. He should be called PM-material and it’s not about challenging PM Modi,” Mr Kushwaha had mentioned.

Mr Kumar, nonetheless, had refuted it quickly after, saying “There’s nothing like this. Why should I be (PM Material)? I am not interested in all these things”.

It, nonetheless, had ruffled feathers within the camp of the BJP, which is now a senior accomplice within the alliance.

“Some leaders said he is PM Material. But there is no vacancy. Being PM material and making a claim are different things. There is a heaven and hell difference… We are a small party. How can we make such a claim?” mentioned social gathering National President Lallan Singh.

The JD(U) additionally handed a number of different resolutions, which aren’t anticipated to please the BJP. These embrace guaranteeing a caste-based census and making public the findings of the Rohini Commission, which was fashioned by the central authorities to identification excessive backward castes on the nationwide stage.

On the difficulty of inhabitants management, the social gathering additionally differed with BJP and in yet one more decision, acknowledged that as an alternative of formulating a regulation, public consciousness and schooling amongst women will likely be rather more efficient in checking inhabitants progress.

Nitish Kumar additionally ensured that the social gathering stakes declare for seats within the Uttar Pradesh meeting elections to be held subsequent yr from BJP, in any other case it is going to be free to subject candidates.

But the primary desire can be to contest as a part of the NDA alliance, mentioned Mr Tyagi.


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