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Nitish Has Not Asked For Tejashwi's Resignation, Says Lalu

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| July 26 , 2017 , 16:00 IST

In a recent development in Bihar’s political crisis, Lalu Yadav has revealed that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has not yet asked for the resignation of Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday while addressing the media.

RJD Chief said he had spoken with the Chief Minister on Tuesday confirming that his son Tejashwi ‘will not resign’ from the position.

Speaking after his father, Tejashwi too denied being asked to resign saying, “I was never asked to resign. It is the RSS-BJP which wants to break the grand alliance, people can see through their conspiracy.”

Lalu Yadav said, “We built Mahagathbandhan (grand alliance) with a lot of difficulties and this alliance will endure. There is no bitterness between me and Nitish. I talk to him regularly. Media is trying to create crack in our alliance.”

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The crack in Bihar politics came after the Central Bureau of Investigation filed a corruption case against the RJD leader and his family and raided their residences. The case also included Deputy CM Tejashwi’s name, after which demands of his resignation surfaced.

There are still uncertainties as Nitish is keeping him mum on the issue. He is extremely conscious of his ‘corruption free image’ in the public. Assertions are that he might sack the deputy to keep his clean image.

However, that might trigger RJD to pull their support from the alliance in Bihar strolling the government.

Earlier, talking to Times of India, JD (U) secretary general KC Tyagi had said, “Nitishji has perhaps never faced such an embarrassing situation in his entire political career when his integrity and clean image is being questioned.”

He said that the RJD’s statements have not been satisfactory and said that JD(U) doesn’t want their government to ‘turn into turn into UPA-2’.

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