Today, the attitude is — let’s do it only my way. There is little tolerance for opposition and there are obvious double standards in play.
Starting the programme after offering prayer at Badi Patandevi temple, Nitish Kumar knocked the first door of one Krishna Sahu near Paschim Darwaza.
Reacting to the Bihar Cabinet’s decisions, Manjhi said that Nitish Kumar was forced to emulate him because of his political compulsions.
The ambitious campaign, designed by team that worked for Narendra Modi, will kick off on July 2, simultaneously from 10,000 locations in Bihar.
Nitish has already taken on Narendra Modi head-on, saying, “Bahut hua jumlon ka vaar, phir ek baar Nitish Kumar (Enough of slogans, let there be a Nitish government once again)”.
Lalu’s intervention came as the RJD chief became conscious of rebel Madhepura MP, Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav,
“Till I am there jungle raj can never come. I had established rule of law and this will continue to prevail,” Kumar said.
Lalu Prasad declared himself the ‘Ganesha of Bihar politics’, saying nothing moves in the state’s politics without him.
PM Modi said Nitish Kumar continuously attributed such a falsity to the PM and kept harping on it without any proof.
BJP sources said their development plank coupled with the argument that vote for Nitish-Lalu combine may see the return of ‘Jungle Raj’.
Hoardings featuring photographs of Nitish, which seem to have taken over all vantage points in Patna, declare ‘bahut hua jumlon ka vaar, phir ek baar Nitish Kumar’.
“The Bihar@2025 campaign merely wishes to inform people about works done under Nitish Kumar rule in past 10 years, ” says senior minister Vijay Chaudhary.
The pamphlets would also highlight how PM Narendra Modi had “failed to fulfill his promise” of bringing black money back.
Nitish said “it is the BJP’s culture to defend its people. The person just needs to be from the BJP.”
Nitish on Saturday attacked the Centre for “not including Munger’s reputed yoga centre” in the International Yoga Day programme.