JD(U) national president Sharad Yadav, meanwhile, said that he would speak to Shakuni Choudhary.
Lok Sabha polls weren’t about Nitish but bypolls are, voters say. However, tie-up with Lalu is a problem.
Nitish-Lalu-Congress campaign’s message and hype are all about uniting the forces of “samajik nyaya (social justice)” and “secularism” to combat Modi.
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The byelections for 10 assembly seats in Bihar will be watched for the reaction of voters to Lalu and Nitish’s political volte face.
“Jab Ravan ka ghamand nahi raha to BJP ka kya rahega,” said Nitish.
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Nitish and Lalu had last shared the dais in 1993, a few months before Nitish parted ways with Lalu.
Now, chances of Kumar and Prasad sharing dais during Assembly bypoll campaign have also dimmed.
Nitish has joined hands with Lalu. Together, they might just provide an alternative to an ascendant BJP.
Prem Chand Gupta is a close aide of RJD chief Lalu Prasad.
Yadav said lakhs of students appear in UPSC civil services examination from Bihar whose medium of education was Hindi.
As rival, Lalu and Nitish outpolled NDA in Lok Sabha elections; upcoming assembly bypolls will show if they can repeat it as allies.