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Modi, Nitish clash over Bihar’s BIMARU tag, ‘jungle raj’ threat

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his aide Lalu Prasad Yadav strongly hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi after he said that the state should be free from 'Jungle Raj'.

Narendra Modi, Modi in Bihar, modi in patna, muzaffarpur patna, BJP Bihar polls, Modi Bihar polls, Narendra Modi news, Modi in Patna, India news, modi, narendra modi, narendra modi bihar, narendra modi in bihar, etv bihar, modi news, amit shah, modi in bihar, pm modi, etv bihar live, modi bihar, bihar bjp, muzaffarpur, modi in patna, aaj tak news live, bihar news in hindi, bihar hindi news,rtps bihar, bihar map,, news bihar, bihar right to public service, icds bihar, state health society bihar, rwd bihar, bjp bihar, bihar cabinet, bihar wep, www., narendra modi, nitish kumar, bihar poll campaign, modi bihar campaign, NDA bihar campaign, biahr polls, bihar elections, PM Modi in Bihar, Bihar CM, Majhi Bihar, janata PArivar, bihar politics, bihar news, latest news, top stories, india news Prime Minister Narendra Modi targeted Nitish Kumar for allying with RJD, saying he was trying to drag the state back to the ‘jungle raj’, and asked the voters to reject such people as they “cannot be trusted” again.

Terming the BJP as ‘Bada Jhutha Party’, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said Bihar “is not a BIMARU state” as described by the PM. Countering Modi’s charge that “there has been no development” in Bihar for 25 years”, he added: “It is good that the BJP has dissociated itself from Bihar’s development.” The BJP and JD(U) were in government together for seven and a half years.

Accusing the PM of “insulting” people of Bihar, Nitish said, “His speech is unbecoming of the post he holds.”

“Those generating fear of ‘jungle raj-2’ are themselves afraid of ‘Mandal raj-2’. This election will be Mandal raj-2 versus kamandal raj-2,” Lalu Prasad said, referring to the return of the 1990 electoral fight that was dominated by the Mandal Commission report issue versus Ayodhya episode.

With Modi having referred to his term in jail, the RJD chief added, “The Prime Minister should ask his friend Amit Shah what else he has learnt from jail in addition to falsehood, mis-campaign and dividing people.”

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First published on: 10-08-2015 at 12:00:27 am
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