Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar is on a wafer-thin majority in Bihar “managed” by the Bharatiya Janata Occasion, mentioned senior Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Manoj Jha on Saturday including his authorities gained’t final lengthy.
He accused Nitish Kumar of suppressing the individuals’s mandate with a decree by switching from the ‘Mahagathbandhan’ to the Nationwide Democratic Alliance (NDA) in 2017 and mentioned that the individuals of Bihar have woken up now.
“Even the NDA and the BJP should admit that if it had not been a mandate for change, Nitish Ji wouldn’t have gained round 40 seats within the State Legislative Meeting. You (Nitish Kumar) are on a wafer-thin majority, that too, a managed one. A managed-majority authorities doesn’t final lengthy,” Jha instructed ANI right here.
He mentioned that the RJD has already approached the Election Fee of India in regards to the low vote margins and warned Nitish Kumar of individuals coming to streets demanding accountability within the coming days.
Nitish Kumar had on Friday tendered his resignation to state Governor Phagu Chauhan.
“You (Nitish Kumar) suppressed the individuals’s mandate with a decree, however now the individuals of Bihar have woken up. They’ve seen the distinction between a mandate and a decree. Now, individuals of Bihar won’t spare you. Individuals will now come to roads to make sure accountability,” Jha mentioned.
Commenting on Nitish Kumar’s comment on LJP, Jha mentioned he doesn’t have some other choice. “Nitish doesn’t have an choice. An individual with 40 seats is trying to grow to be the subsequent Chief Minister. The BJP has the management and the script now,” he added.
Earlier, Nitish Kumar had left it as much as the BJP to determine on whether or not Chirag Paswan-led Lok Janshakti Occasion (LJP), which contested in opposition to the JDU within the Legislative Meeting polls, will stay within the NDA or not.
Jha mentioned Chirag Paswan had raised good questions in regards to the perspective of then Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Modi when labourers and every day wagers had been coming again to their villages amid the COVID-19 lockdown.
This comes because the constituents of the NDA, which secured a majority within the not too long ago concluded Bihar Meeting Elections, are slated to satisfy on Sunday to pick out its new chief. The BJP had gained 74 seats, JD-U 43, whereas eight seats had been gained by two different NDA constituents.