Nitish Kumar Dealing With Lalu Yadav the Way he Dealt With BJP in - News18
Border-Gavaskar Trophy | 4th Test | 03 - 07 Jan, JD (U) supremo Nitish Kumar and RJD's Lalu Prasad Yadav share a light moment. The relationship took an ugly turn when BJP alleged that Nitish Kumar invited. The rivalry between Lalu Prasad Yadav and Nitish Kumar is known to one and all . When Lalu Prasad Yadav became chief minister of Bihar in. With Nitish Kumar resigning today, Nitish and Lalu Prasad Yadav have come a full circle having been friends, then enemies and then friends.
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Ltd Hey there, are you 18 years or above? Login to verify your age. Connect with This will not post anything on Facebook or anywhere else. Ltd Advertisement Jul 27, at Barely minutes after Kumar announced that he had resigned as Bihar chief minister, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent out a message of approval on Twitter.
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Soon after, Nitish responded, also on Twitter, thanking Prime Minister Modi for his message of support. Even as Kumar is occupied parting ways with the Mahagathbandhan and stating that the move was in the interest of the state, the fact that BJP and JD U have been at loggerheads for a while cannot be overlooked.
Here's a timeline of how this stunning political manoeuvre came about: Narendra Modi and Nitish Kumar did not share a good relation in the past Source: Nitish began to distance himself from Modi post Gujarat riots. Nitish cancelled dinner for BJP ministers. Nitish Kumar cancelled dinner he was to host for the BJP ministers, including Modi, over posters in Patna featuring his hand-in-hand moment with Modi, as per reports. Nitish breaks up with BJP.
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After that, Kumar and Modi continued to hold grudge and often targeted each other at public rallies. But in reality, it was caste equation which played in the minds of both the old guards as they feared the Modi juggernaut will leave no chance for them in the assembly election. Back home, the RJD and its top leadership - Lalu and family who are embroiled in corruption charges - are becoming a headache for Nitish.
Falling approval ratings in the state have made him a worried man. Moreover, much like inhe has sensed there is a place for him to play a prominent role at the Centre. Now everybody, including Nitish, feels that Modi wave has not waned. But he knows how to manoeuvre in the political arena. The BJP is ready to embrace Nitish once again.
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We are with him. Hinting political realignment, he sarcastically said that the Congress-led opposition parties are preparing a strategy of their defeat in general elections and he would not side with them. In rhetoric, he is the same old Nitish who accused the BJP of acting against the principles of coalition back then. This time around, the RJD will be at the receiving end. Like inNitish himself does not want to break the alliance but has certainly shown his intent.