Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) President Chirag Paswan said on Sunday that he had welcomed any attack on him by BJP leaders and even Prime Minister Narendra Modi if it satisfied Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Is, but he advised leaders to “use words wisely”.
His remarks came a day after BJP leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah commented on his “Modi’s Hanuman” comment, stating that “the LJP president should not be under any illusion”. Earlier this week, Bihar’s Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi calls LJP “vote-cutter” In an interview to NDTV.
“He (Nitish Kumar) has wasted most of the time showing how the LJP and the BJP are divided. The Chief Minister is fielding all the big leaders of the BJP to speak against me. I just want to say that they are speaking against me Are free. ” One can even say that if the Prime Minister wants to say anything against me to satisfy the Prime Minister, he can, ”Mr. Paswan told news agency NI.
The LJP chief also said that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar should thank the BJP for religiously following the alliance.
He said, “Nitish Kumar ji should thank the BJP colleagues that despite the resentment against the Chief Minister, they are religiously aligned and every day they give a certificate to Nitish Kumar ji that he is not with Chirag . “
Mr. Paswan again thanked PM Modi for supporting him during his tough times and inspired him to bring his “Bihar first, Bihari first” vision document.
“The Prime Minister is in my heart. Prime Minister Modi stood with me when my father was alone outside the ICU. He gave my father such an honor. Should I forget all that? He was loved like a father, this is my Is personal. Faith like religion, “Chirag Paswan said.
With its 243 assembly seats, Bihar will go to the polls in three phases on 28 October, 3 November and 7 November. The results are to be announced on 10 November. The LJP is contesting from the ruling coalition and has said it will not field candidates against the BJP, however, it will fight against Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (United).