Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi campaigned jointly on Sunday and during the last RJD rule, during the RJD regime, launched a scathing attack on Lalu Prasad Yadav, highlighting the crime situation and lack of development.
The comparative figures during 15 years under the RJD and now a similar period under the NDA, the two leaders sought another opportunity from voters to speed up development work in the state over the next five years.
The two started the day with a public meeting in Buxar, where the BJP nominated Parshuram Chaturvedi as its candidate.
He is pitted against sitting Congress MLA Sanjay Kumar Tiwari.
This was the constituency from where former DGP Gupteshwar Pandey, who had taken VRS and joined JD (U), was expected to contest the elections, but under the seat-sharing deal BJP allies Went to the party.
After launching separate campaigns since the beginning of this week, Mr. Kumar and Sushil Modi walked together on Sunday and sought support for JDU candidates in four seats in Buxar, Dumraon, Tarari and Jagdishpur along with BJP.
At the Buxar rally, former state police chief and JDU leader Gupteshwar Pandey was not present.
However, BJP candidate Parashuram Chaturvedi said that he has received his support and blessings.
Mr. Chaturvedi himself took premature retirement as Assistant Sub Inspector in Bihar Police in 2003 and joined politics.
Chaturvedi told PTI, “Gupteshwar Pandey is not only my boss in the police, but also an elder brother, whom I respectfully touch and he has always blessed.”
Both CM and Sushil Modi focused their attention on RJD chief Lalu Prasad and highlighted the prevailing situation in the state during 1990 to 2005, which both described as “jungle”. rule “.
At the Buxar rally, Mr. Kumar said, “What was the law and order situation at that time. People were afraid to get out of the house after sunset. We ended the” Jungle Raj “and established” the rule of law.
Both mentioned corruption prevailing during RJD rule and Mr. Yadav himself indulged in corrupt conduct.
“People involved in volunteering are behind bars today and many more will follow them soon,” said Mr. Kumar.