Revealed: Sunday, October 18, 2020, 20:58 [IST]
Patna, Oct 18: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi held joint election marketing campaign on Sunday and launched a blistering assault on rival Lalu Prasad highlighting the crime scenario and lack of growth throughout his RJD rule previously.
Sushil Moodi and Nitish Kumar
Reeling out comparative information throughout 15 years below the RJD and an equal interval below the NDA now, the 2 leaders sought one other probability from voters to hurry up growth work within the state within the subsequent 5 years.
The 2 began the day with a public assembly at Buxar, the place BJP has fielded Parshuram Chaturvedi as its candidate.
He’s pitted in opposition to sitting MLA Sanjay Kumar Tiwari of the Congress.
This was the constituency from the place former DGP Gupteshwar Pandey, who took VRS and joined JD(U), was anticipated to enter the ballot fray, however the seat went to ally BJP below the seat-sharing deal.
After launching separate marketing campaign since starting of this week, Kumar and Sushil Modi moved collectively on Sunday and sought assist for BJP in addition to JD(U) nominees on 4 seats of Buxar, Dumraon, Tarari and Jagdishpur.
Within the Buxar rally, former state police chief and JD(U) chief Gupteshwar Pandey was not current.
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However, the BJP nominee Parshuram Chaturvedi mentioned he enjoys his assist and blessings.
Chaturvedi himself had taken untimely retirement as Assistant Sub Inspector within the Bihar police in 2003 and joined politics.
“Gupteshwar Pandey isn’t solely my boss in police but additionally an elder brother to whom I contact ft out of respect and he has all the time bathe blessings on me,” Chaturvedi instructed PTI.
Each the CM and Sushil Modi saved their concentrate on the RJD supremo Lalu Prasad and highlighted the situation prevailing within the state throughout 1990 to 2005 which each described as “jungle raj”.
“What was the situation of legislation and order at the moment.
Individuals have been afraid to step out of dwelling after sundown. We ended ‘jungle raj’ and established ‘rule of legislation’,” Kumar mentioned on the Buxar rally.
Each referred to corruption prevailing in the course of the RJD regime and Prasad himself indulging in corrupt practices.
“These concerned in self servie are behind the bars in the present day and plenty of extra will comply with them quickly,” Kumar mentioned.
Prasad is in Ranchi jail after being convicted in 4 circumstances of multi-crore rupees fodder rip-off.
Whereas Kumar highlighted “inexperience” of the opposition chief ministerial candidate Tejashwi Yadav, although he didn’t identify him, and accused him of constructing “anap-sanap” (illogical) statements in opposition to him to get “publicity”, Sushil Modi was extra extreme in criticising him.
“See a person who failed in school ninth and has no historical past of any household enterprise is in the present day owener of 52 properties at an age of 31. Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has lengthy innings as chief minister of Gujarat and PM for final six years, isn’t any match to him financially,” Sushil Modi mentioned in an obvious jibe at Tejashwi Yadav.
Sushil Modi praised the Nitish Kumar ministry for successfully coping with the COVID pandemic in Bihar and hit out on the Maharashtra authorities during which Congress is among the companions for doing valuable little on this regard.
“Greater than 40,000 folks misplaced their lives as a result of coronavirus in Maharashtra the place Congress is a part of the ruling dispensation. Whereas in Bihar the NDA authorities by making correct preparations has minimised the loss of life toll to lower than 1000 up to now,” Sushil Modi, who’s a senior BJP chief of the state, mentioned.
Kumar additionally made point out of excessive testing of samples in Bihar and over 94 per cent restoration fee of coronavirus sufferers within the state to drive dwelling the purpose.
The JD(U) president took a potshots at his bete noire Lalu Prasad for merely anointing spouse on the chief ministerial chair however not doing something for the upliftment of girls in the course of the RJD rule.
“Whereas the chief at the moment put in spouse on the chair (of CM) earlier than going to jail however did he do something for welfare of the females?” he requested the group.
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