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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar Tells Party, "Alliance With BJP Is Over"

Congress and Left parties today handed over the lists of their legislators to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar Tells Party, Alliance With BJP Is Over

Sentinel Digital Desk

NEW DELHI: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday announced that the "alliance with the BJP is over".

Although a formal announcement is yet to be made in this regard, it is reported that Nitish Kumar-led JDU has decided to part ways with the BJP during a crucial meeting of party MLAs and is now on his way to meet the Governor along with Tejashwi Yadav.

The Bihar CM reportedly told the Janata Dal-United MLAs that his party's alliance with the BJP is over now. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar met with his party MLAs before coming to his decision on dumping the BJP for a second time.

During the crucial JDU meeting today, all MLAs and MPs of the party supported CM Nitish Kumar's decision and said that they are with him. They said that they will always be with him, whatever he may decide.

Sources also said that all 16 ministers of the BJP will hand over their resignation letters to the Governor. The BJP ministers assembled at the official residence of Deputy Chief Minister Tar Kishore Prasad, from where they will go to the Raj Bhawan.

On the other hand, Congress and Left parties today handed over the lists of their legislators to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav. Mandan Mohan Singh, the state president of Congress said, "We will support Nitish Kumar if he leaves the BJP and forms a new government with the help of Mahagathbandhan. We have also given the list of all 19 MLAs of our party to RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav."


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