Nitish Kumar additionally paid floral tributes to Jayaprakash Narayan on his dying anniversary. (file)

Sitab Diara:

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday claimed that election strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor had requested him to merge his JD(U) with the Congress.

Talking to reporters at Sitab Diyara, the birthplace of socialist chief Jayaprakash Narayan, Nitish Kumar claimed that Prashant Kishor was working for the BJP.

Nitish Kumar stated, “He had come to fulfill me just lately. I didn’t invite him. He talks a lot but hides the truth that as soon as he requested me to merge his occasion with Congress.”

The chief minister was responding to Mr Kishor’s declare that he had turned down Mr Kumar’s latest request to steer the JD(U).

Kumar stated, “Let him converse no matter he desires. Whatever he says has no that means. Four-five years in the past, he requested me to merge with the Congress. Now, he’s working for the BJP. have been,” stated Mr. Kumar.

Mr Kishor had claimed on Tuesday that Mr Kumar had referred to as him to his residence about 10-15 days in the past and requested him to steer the JD(U).

“I stated it was not potential. I can not return on the dedication I made in change for any place,” Mr. Kishor stated.

Mr Kishor, the founding father of political consultancy I-PAC, was inducted into the JD(U) in 2018 by Mr Kumar and was promoted to the rank of nationwide vice chairman inside weeks.

However, he was expelled from the occasion inside a few years as a consequence of his altercation with Mr Kumar over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

In May, he introduced the ‘Jan Suraj’ platform, and is at the moment on a 3,500-km-long march, which can cowl each nook and nook of the state.

The Chief Minister paid floral tributes to Jayaprakash Narayan on his dying anniversary and reviewed the event work completed by his authorities in and round Sitab Diyara.

He additionally visited a Primary Health Center (PHC) named after Narayan’s spouse Prabhavati Devi. “This well being middle may have all of the medical amenities and the villagers is not going to must go to the district city for higher remedy,” he stated.

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