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Bihar Political Crisis: Nitish Seeks Time To Meet Governor Today

JDU and BJP had jointly contested the 2020 Bihar assembly elections and Nitish Kumar was made CM despite getting fewer seats.

Bihar Political Crisis: Nitish Seeks Time To Meet Governor Today

Sentinel Digital Desk

Patna: Amid the political crisis in Bihar, the state Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has reportedly sought time to meet Governor Phagu Chauhan at 1 PM.

Over the past couple of days, the tension between the two political parties such as JD(U) and BJP and has hit a breakpoint.

According to reports, it is being speculated that Nitish will break the alliance with the BJP and run the government with the support of the Grand Alliance led by the RJD.

Meanwhile, 16 BJP ministers in the Bihar government will go to the Raj Bhavan and submit their resignations.

Earlier, JDU spokesperson KC Tyagi said, 'Nitish Kumar is the undisputed leader of JDU. He is respected by all party leaders and workers. So there is no question of any division in the party. Whatever decision the party takes under the leadership of Nitish Kumar, it will be acceptable to all.''

While speaking to reporters, RJD National Vice President Shivanand Tiwari asserted that the meeting of MLAs by both parties on Tuesday is a clear indication that the situation is extraordinary.

''I personally do not know anything about the current developments,'' he added.

JDU and BJP had jointly contested the 2020 Bihar assembly elections and Nitish Kumar was made CM despite getting fewer seats.

But since then the leaders of both parties were seen making different statements on several issues.

He became the first became Member of Parliament from Bardha Parliamentary Constituency in Bihar in 1989 and won 1996, 1998, and 1999 Lok Sabha elections.

In 1998, Nitish Kumar became the Minister of Railways at the Centre, in 1999, he became the Minister of Agriculture. During this time, in the year 2000, he was made the CM of Bihar by the NDA, although he could not prove the majority.

In 2005 mid-term elections, Nitish Kumar became Chief Minister for the first time with a majority although it was his second swearing-in as Chief Minister.

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