Lok Janshakti Party president Chirag Paswan tweeted that PM Modi took care of his father till his last breath and gave respect to him even after he was gone.
The opposition party is apparently aiming to drive a wedge between the BJP and the LJP in a bid to distance the Dalit community from the ruling NDA.
Sushil Modi is likely to win uncontested unless the opposition Grand Alliance fields a candidate to challenge him.
If NDA sources are to be believed, the LJP will lose the only Rajya Sabha seat which has fallen vacant post Ram Vilas Paswan’s death.
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Singh has also advised Nitish Kumar to leave Bihar and enter national politics.
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Chirag Paswan can be seen standing in front of a garlanded portrait of his late father, donning white clothes worn as part of mourning.
After dissociating his party from the ruling NDA in Bihar, Chirag has been hitting out at the chief minister almost on a daily basis in his election meetings as well as in the social media.
Paswans son Chirag was seen touching feet of Kumar and some other senior leaders, who have been at the receiving end of the LJP presidents relentless political tirade during the election season.
According to analysts, Tejashwi is comparatively on a more firm footing, particularly because of the preponderance of the Yadavs, the single biggest caste in the state.
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Chirag Paswan has been a picture of bereavement ever since his father breathed last at a Delhi hospital on Thursday.
In a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind, Manjhi also made a plea to convert Paswan's 12, Janpath bungalow in New Delhi, where the Lok Janshakti Party founder lived for the past 31 years since 1989.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president JP Nadda, and several other leaders paid their tributes to the late leader at his residence in the national capital.
Kumar and other leaders cutting across party lines paid respect to the septuagenarian leader, who died in Delhi on Thursday, at the airport premises.