'Bihar, Jharkhand like brothers': Nitish Kumar slams Hemant Soren over remark on Bhojpuri, Magahi dialects
Hemant Soren had accused Bhojpuri and Magahi-speaking people of undivided Bihar for torturing other people during the movement for Jharkhand statehood.
Hemant Soren claimed that the people who fought for a separate state of Jharkhand did so for tribal languages, and not Bhojpuri and Magahi.
Nitish Kumar wrote the special birthday wish in Hindi, conveying a message about his emerging political chemistry with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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The Jind event comes at a time when certain sections of the JD(U) have been making the Nitish-as-PM pitch.
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During one of his recent trips to the national capital, Kumar had also met Om Prakash Chautala, a former Haryana CM and son of the late leader.
A six-member Central team returned to Delhi on Tuesday after a two-day visit to the state to take stock of the ground situation.
Om Prakash Chautala said that before September 25, which is the birth anniversary of his father Chaudhary Devi Lal, he will try to meet opposition leaders.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has exhorted the state’s farmers to serve up Har thali main Bihari tarkaari (vegetables produced in Bihar in each plate of food).
"If nothing has happened in the last 70 years, what the central government is selling? That is the difference between worthy and unworthy sons, between the Congress and the BJP," Singh said.
Singh claimed that Nitish Kumar is working under tremendous pressure from the BJP and that is why chapters on Jayaprakash Narayan have been omitted from the syllabus of a university named after him.
Bihar’s ruling party also stated that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is not a contender for the post of Prime Minister, although he has has the qualities to take up that role.
The remarks came from Upendra Kushwaha, a former Union minister who is now the parliamentary board head of the JD(U) controlled by the Bihar CM