The debates on Kumar becoming a member of the ballot fray gained momentum on Thursday when his JD(U) colleague and social welfare minister Madan Sahni appealed to the CM to contest someplace from Bihar though he maintained that would win from any a part of the nation. “Nitish Kumar can contest from wherever he desires and can emerge victorious however we wish him to contest from our personal state,” Sahni informed the media on Thursday. Stating that Nitish has nationwide stature, Sahni additional mentioned Kumar enjoys the freedom of contesting the election from anyplace. “He’ll win wherever he fights,” he asserted, including that Kumar being the previous union minister had labored for numerous states.
Making related observations, power minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav mentioned Kumar’s victory was sure ought to he contest the election. “Positively,” Yadav shot again on being requested whether or not the CM would emerge victorious if he joins the ballot fray.
Talks about Kumar throwing his hat within the electoral ring started doing the rounds quickly after JD(U)’s Uttar Pradesh in-charge and rural improvement minister Shrawan Kumar informed the media that scores of social gathering staff from there need Kumar to contest upcoming Lok Sabha polls from any of the three seats -Phulpur, Pratapgarh or Ambedkar Nagar – in Uttar Pradesh. Speaking to TOI, JD(U) nationwide normal secretary Rajib Ranjan additionally mentioned, “Wherever he contests elections, Nitish Kumar ji will win by an enormous margin however nothing has been determined but. He’s focussing all his consideration on the event of the state and to make sure that INDIA wins the following LS election. “In fact, the individuals of the nation need him to contest the election however the social gathering or Nitish himself are but to determine on the problem,” he mentioned.
Nitish had final contested the LS polls in 2004 when he tried his luck from two seats – Barh and Nalanda. Whereas he misplaced Barh – the seat that he represented 5 occasions in a row (1989, 1991, 1996, 1998 and 1999), he managed to win from Nalanda however barely a 12 months later, he resigned to take over the reins of Bihar chief minister. Nonetheless, as an alternative of dealing with the voters, Kumar has chosen to get himself nominated to the legislative council all these years.
Taking a dig at Nitish’s “future plan”, BJP parliamentarian Sushil Kumar Modi mentioned nothing might assist him win elections.