In the midst of escalating speculations about Nitish Kumar‘s potential political shift before the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, senior BJP leader Giriraj Singh aimed a taunt at Bihar’s Mahagathbandhan. Singh, on Sunday, remarked that JDU chief Nitish Kumar often hints at leaving the alliance with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) by singing, “main maayke chali jaungi tum dekhte rahiyo.”
Bihar political chess: BJP reacts amid speculations over Nitish Kumar’s moves
Central Minister Giriraj Singh responds to the dynamics in Bihar, suggesting an intricate political game with Nitish Kumar leaning towards BJP. Referring to the ongoing political manoeuvres, Singh describes it as a “hard bargain” where both parties are strategic players. Nitish Kumar’s recent comments on dynastic politics sparked responses, with Rohini Acharya’s deleted post adding fuel to the speculation.
Nitish’s tightrope walk with BJP: Giriraj’s take
Giriraj Singh accused Nitish Kumar of playing a risky game, teasing ally Lalu Prasad with a potential BJP alliance. Highlighting Nitish’s actions, Singh stated that though Nitish sings the song of going back to the BJP, he fails to admit that the BJP doors are closed for him.
Lalu fears BJP influence: Giriraj’s allegation
Singh asserted that Nitish Kumar often intimidates Lalu Prasad by hinting at joining the BJP. He emphasised that this 6-5 political game involved constant bargaining and strategic moves by both Nitish and Lalu, creating uncertainty in Bihar politics.
Giriraj’s jab at Rahul Gandhi’s knowledge expedition
Taking a swipe at Rahul Gandhi, Giriraj Singh suggested that Rahul lacked awareness and should embark on a “knowledge expedition” rather than focusing on political statements. Singh challenged the understanding of alliances and questioned Rahul’s role in shaping political discourse.