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Nitish Kumar has created storm which can challenge BJP: Shiv Sena

Nitish Kumar has created storm which can challenge BJP: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena on Thursday claimed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has established a storm by severing ties with the BJP and this storm can pose a problem to the saffron party in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls if it intensifies into a cyclone. An editorial in the Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ lavished praise on Kumar, declaring the BJP attempted to crack his bash Janata Dal (United), but he stung back again and turned the tables by severing ties with the BJP.

The Marathi daily also targeted Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, who revolted versus the Sena leadership in June, stating he “bent the knee” just before Delhi.

He (Shinde) should really have an understanding of that Kumar confirmed he can survive without the need of it, the editorial mentioned.

The Sena further more claimed the fissures between Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) founder Lalu Prasad will have to occur to an end now.

It also praised Prasad’s son Tejashwi Yadav, who led the RJD’s Assembly polls campaign in 2020, describing him as a “youthful and well-liked” leader of Bihar who experienced posed a problem to the then BJP-JD(U) alliance.

The RJD and JD(U) had contested versus just about every other in the 2020 Bihar Assembly polls. The ties between Kumar and Lalu Prasad have seen several ups and downs in excess of the final 4 many years.

Nitish Kumar experienced on Tuesday stop the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to be a part of arms with the RJD.

The Sena editorial reported the BJP attempted to destabilise the JD(U) by backing former Union minister RCP Singh and soon after realising this, Kumar parted means with the saffron social gathering.

“Nitish Kumar has designed a storm. If it intensifies into a cyclone, then it can pose a problem to the BJP,” the Marathi publication said.

It stated the repercussions of political revolutions in Bihar, the land of socialist chief Jai Prakash Narayan, are felt in the full nation and the new political realignment in the condition could most likely change the end result of the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.

Bihar sends 40 MPs to the Lok Sabha, the fourth maximum right after Uttar Pradesh (80), Maharashtra (48) and West Bengal (42).