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Right from his time as Union minister under PM Vajpayee, Nitish Kumar has shown the ability to use central projects to build his ‘vikas purush’ image and win polls.
At least 38 lakh people have been affected by floods in 12 districts of Bihar. CM Nitish Kumar has now ordered that Covid factor be taken into account while providing relief.
After insisting that Bihar elections will be held as scheduled, even as oppn has been calling for a delay, Deputy CM Sushil Modi now says NDA will abide by what EC decides.
In 2007, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar gave a rousing speech with a focus on fighting corruption. But in the years since, that fight appears to have lost its sheen.
The JD(U)’s posters, however, are an indication of how Lalu Prasad remains relevant to Bihar’s politics despite his absence.
There is growing concern in the Bihar BJP that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s image has taken a beating over his handling of the Covid-19 crisis.
Bihar CM and JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar not happy with reports that Railways wants to shift British-era IRIMEE from Munger to Lucknow even as the ministry says it has no such plans.
While Congress leaders played up his association with Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the RJD, which has never really liked him, had some warm words for the election strategist.
JD(U) may have firmed up its ties with BJP but its chief, Nitish Kumar, had made a bid to revive Grand Alliance in Bihar ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
In a letter, JD(U) general secretary Pavan Varma has claimed that Bihar CM Nitish Kumar also confessed to him that the current BJP leadership had 'humiliated' him.
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