Tejashwi Yadav – former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar – has targeted his former boss over his failure in three terms: his inability to get special state status for Bihar, even when he is an ally of the BJP, which Controls the center.
The 30-year-old told NDTV today, “People are very angry. It’s been 15 years. Bihar has not got special status. They have not been able to overcome poverty, unemployment. People are extremely upset with this dual engine government. ” In between the campaign trail.
He is repeatedly raising this issue, making fun of the Chief Minister. “US President Donald Trump will not come and accept that (special status),” he said yesterday.
The 30-year-old, corruption charges against whom the Grand Alliance was the catalyst for the government’s downfall, is the coalition’s choice for the post of chief minister.
Against the four-time chief minister, Tejashwi Yadav appeared undecided.
The Leader of the Opposition said, “Nitish Kumar does not have foresight. Nothing new,” the leader said that the state still suffers from the double evils of poverty and unemployment.
“The unemployment rate in Bihar is still 46.6 percent,” he told NDTV. “Every other family has grievances here. Education, health, employment … There is a lot of anger and resentment against this double engine government among the people,” he said.
On Nitish Kumar’s question that he lacked experience, Tejashwi Yadav answered a question. “Why did he make me deputy chief minister? I was involved in many development projects,” he said, recalling his list of achievements.
He had also said during his tenure as Minister for Road Construction, Building Construction and Backward Classes Development that he had been successful in utilizing central funds to bring development in the state.
Lalu Yadav was accused in a corruption case, his two sons Tejashwi and Tej Pratap Yadav, who were awarded ministership when their Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Grand Alliance, Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal United and Congress came to power. In 2015.
But it was Lalu Yadav who served as the minister in charge, unannounced changes in the areas under his sons’ control and issued orders and punishments to the authorities.
On the biggest allegations of Nitish Kumar and the BJP – that Lalu Yadav and Rari Delhi, during their 15-year tenure, had run the reign of fear from “Atank Raj” – Tejashwi Yadav said, “We can rule for 18 months . ” See NCRB data. When BJP-JDU came together, NCRB figures were worrying. “
A BJP leader said that during the 18-month rule of the Grand Alliance, crime figures have declined as Nitish Kumar is heading the home department of the state.