Nitish’s only motive is ‘to unite the opposition parties’

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday rubbished all speculations about his candidature for the Lok Sabha elections from Phulpur constituency, saying he was only interested in uniting the opposition parties. He also said that the younger generation of people like Tejashwi Yadav should benefit from his efforts for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

Addressing media persons here, when asked about his plans to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh, the Chief Minister said, “There is no basis for such talks and speculations. I am only interested in it.” uniting opposition parties Before the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.”

“I don’t want anything for myself. Whatever I am doing, it is for the younger generation… for people like Tejashwi Yadav,” he was quoted by news agency PTI.

JD(U) national president Rajeev Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh had said on Saturday that he was eyeing Kumar’s Phulpur seat. Assembly election.

JD(U) chief It was also said that Nitish can defeat the formidable BJP in Uttar Pradesh by tying up with Akhilesh Yadav of the Samajwadi Party. Lalan Singh had claimed that if Nitish and Akhilesh come together, the BJP along with its ally Apna Dal can be reduced to less than 20.

The Bihar CM was further asked whether he would attend the rally of opposition leaders in Haryana on September 25 this year. He replied, “I will definitely attend the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) public meeting in Haryana on September 25. RJD leader and Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav will also join me.”

Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah, Shiromani Akali Dal chief Parkash Singh Badal, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav and his father Mulayam Singh Yadav are also expected to attend the INLD’s Haryana rally.

(with PTI inputs)

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