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Nitish Kumar used to be ‘reluctant to continue as Bihar CM’, BJP had to persuade him, says Sushil Modi

Patna: Senior BJP chief Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday talked about Nitish Kumar had been “reluctant” to continue as chief minister after the sizzling Assembly polls and agreed to elevate out so totally upon being reminded that the NDA had sought votes in his title.
Sushil Modi, who had served as Kumar’s deputy for bigger than a decade and is identified to gain an main equation at the side of his used boss, made the observation in respond to queries regarding the JDU’s assertion to the discontinue on the day earlier than nowadays.

At a press convention after the JDU’s national government meeting on Sunday, where Kumar relinquished the post of its president, the social gathering’s national overall secretary and spokesman KC Tyagi expressed distress over repeated references to the executive minister persevering with in his chair no matter his social gathering now having some distance fewer MLAs than the BJP.

He underscored that Kumar had, at the origin, expressed the thought that the BJP, on myth of its edifying numerical energy, can also level-headed gain its private chief minister.

The BJP returned with a tally of 74 in the insist Assembly polls, whereas the JDU, which fought a couple of more seats than the saffron social gathering, managed to employ totally 43, as it bore the brunt of Chirag Paswan’s politics of brinkmanship, who pulled out of the NDA vowing to dislodge Kumar from energy and fielded many BJP rebels as LJP candidates.

“It is some distance correct that Nitish Kumar had proven reluctance to continue as chief minister after the assembly polls and talked about the BJP can also level-headed stake a remark for the tip post,” Sushil Modi talked about.

“He agreed to continue totally in spite of everything NDA partners in the insist BJP, HAM and VIP requested him to elevate out so and reminded him that votes were sought in his title,” he informed newshounds.

He also dominated out the probability of deterioration in relations between the 2 parties following the en masse defection of JD(U) MLAs to BJP in Arunachal Pradesh.

“The JD(U) itself has talked about that events taking insist in one more insist will no longer have an effect on the social gathering”s tie-up with the BJP in Bihar. I am confident that the NDA will rule Bihar for one more five years, with Nitish Kumar at the helm, without any dispute,” Sushil Modi added.

The used deputy CM, who in some unspecified time in the future of his tenure played the role of a pain-shooter, brushed apart suggestions that relations between the BJP and the JD(U) can also hit rough climate on myth of his focal point transferring to national politics.

“There is impossible coordination between the 2 parties,” he asserted.

The Rajya Sabha MP, who used to be talking to journalists on the sidelines of a feature organised here on the birth anniversary of used Union minister Arun Jaitley, recalled the unhurried chief’s role in cementing the JDU-BJP ties in Bihar, and bringing reduction Nitish Kumar to the NDA, a couple of years after he had left the coalition.

“I am particular had he been spherical, he would gain chanced on a manner out of the sizzling deadlock spherical the farm bills,” he talked about.

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