Brushing away the rumors that the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) is unhappy with the Janata Dal (U) and might contest the Bihar elections separately, the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda, on Sunday, August 23, said that all the three parties, i.e. BJP, LJP and JD(U) will fight the Bihar elections together. Nadda also said that the NDA will emerge as the single largest alliance in Bihar and will form the government with full majority.
The BJP president was addressing Bihar BJP State Karyasamiti via video conferencing where he asked the BJP workers to not only campaign for the BJP but to add value to JD(U) and LJP campaigns too.
It is to be noted that Chirag Paswan, the head of LJP and Nitish Kumar, the Chief Minister of Bihar are in exchange for words since the last few weeks. And as a result, Chirag Paswan had hinted that his party might content the upcoming Bihar elections on its own.
Despite the war of words between the two important parties of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), BJP has always claimed that the things are normal and the NDA will win the Bihar elections and will form the government with full majority.
Interestingly, BJP has also maintained that Nitish Kumar will remain NDA’s chief ministerial candidate. The assembly elections in Bihar are slated to happen in the months of October-November this year. However, the Election Commission is yet to declare the dates.
JP Nadda, while addressing the BJP Karyasamiti, also attacked the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Congress. Nadda said that the opposition in Bihar lacks ideology and the trust of the voters. Nadda also praised the Bihar government’s efforts to handle the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
JP Nadda also talked about the special package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the development of the state. He said that both the central as well as Bihar governments are working together to implement the measures announced in the package in “letter and spirit”.
Further, Nadda advised the state BJP leaders to visit their regions and detail out the achievements of the Bihar government to the public of Bihar.