As Nitish Resigns, Prime Minister Congratulates Him For Fighting Against Corruption

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| July 26 , 2017 , 19:59 IST

As JDU leader Nitish Kumar resigns as Bihar Chief Minister, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to congratulate him for taking this step against corruption.

The Prime Minister tweeted, "Congratulations to Nitish Kumar for joining the fight against corruption. 125 crore people of the country are supporting and welcoming your move."

He also tweeted, "It is the need of the hour for parties to rise above political differences and fight unitedly against corruption".

Nitish Kumar resigned from the Chief Minister's position after a long fought crisis in the grand alliance of Bihar. He said, "It's not possible to work in this environment, I tried. Tried to found out a solution."

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The dispute in 'mahagathbandhan' started 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.

The Bihar Chief Minister had asked Deputy CM Tejashwi to come clean to the public 'fact-wise' on the allegations against him. However, RJD's clarifications weren't good enough said a senior JD(U) leader.

Nitish also mentioned the incident in his address outside Raj Bhavan saying that he only demanded a clarification of on the allegations.