CM Nitish Kumar to lead NDA in Bihar assembly elections: Union Home Minister Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Thursday (January 16) that BJP and JD (U) will contest the upcoming assembly elections in Bihar together and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will become the next CM of the state.
Making all the speculations about the rift between the ruling JD (U) and the Bharatiya Janata Party in Bihar, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Thursday (January 16) that the two parties will contest the upcoming assembly elections in Bihar together and send Chief Minister Nitish Will provoke Kumar will become the next CM of the state.
Addressing a rally in Bihar’s Vaishali district, the Union Home Minister said, “I would like to put all rumors to rest. The next election in Bihar will be fought under the leadership of Nitish Kumar. BJP and JD (U) will contest together. “
The Bihar assembly elections are due in October 2020 and opposition parties including RJD, Congress and RLSP have already started their campaign to defeat the ruling JDU-BJP alliance.
The rumor of a rift between the BJP and the JD (U) began after JDU vice-president and political strategist Prashant Kishore opposed the Citizenship Amendment Act in both houses of parliament despite his party returning the bill. Continuing his protest against the CAA and the proposed nationwide National Civil Register (NRC), Kishore tweeted on Sunday (January 12) that “there will be no implementation of CAA-NRC in Bihar”.
On Monday (January 13), Nitish Kumar also announced in the state assembly that NRC will not be implemented in Bihar. He also said that there should be more discussion on CAA in Bihar Legislative Assembly if all parties agree.

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