Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) Chief Chirag Paswan has urged BJP president JP Nadda that the party ought to combat much more seats than the Janata Dal (United) in the impending Bihar assembly polls, with Main Minister Nitish Kumar coming in for criticism at a meeting of LJP leaders, which includes MPs, on Wednesday.
LJP sources reported Chirag Paswan satisfied Mr Nadda on Tuesday and suggested that the BJP ought to be fighting on more seats than the Nitish Kumar-headed JD(U).
The BJP, JD(U) and the LJP are associates of the ruling Countrywide Democratic Alliance in the condition, and seat-sharing talks between these get-togethers are heading on for the elections to the 243-member assembly.
The two the JD(U) and BJP had fought on 17 Lok Sabha seats each in 2019, leaving the remaining six to the LJP.
The JD(U) believes that it ought to get extra seats to contest than the BJP for the assembly polls as it has extra MLAs. The BJP has designed no formal remark on its possible share of seats.
The LJP and the JD(U) have been in a war of words and phrases, with Chirag Paswan often taking intention at the operating of the Bihar authorities under Nitish Kumar.
In the meeting of LJP leaders, Nitish Kumar’s administration arrived below significant criticism while Key Minister Narendra Modi was lauded for launching a range of enhancement initiatives for the point out. Some leaders explained that the celebration should really contest against the JD(U) in the impending polls.
They also criticised the point out government’s managing of the flood circumstance, coronavirus pandemic and migrants disaster, sources claimed.