Even earlier than Nitish Kumar made a recent flip-flop to give up the NDA and rejoin the ‘Mahagathbandhan’, it was reported that the BJP was conscious of the JD(U) chief’s plan to leap the ship and didn’t making any efforts to cease him.
Whereas many had been nonetheless enthusiastic about the rationale behind this, Kumar made the transfer amid suspicion that the BJP might dump his get together after the 2024 Lok Sabha elections and go it alone within the 2025 Bihar Meeting polls.
What appears to have cemented his apprehension is a report by information company IANS which quoted sources saying that the JD(U) prime management has greater than six audio recordings the place its MLAs and a minister got profitable affords to insurgent in opposition to Kumar. The report, nevertheless, didn’t identify the get together and leaders who gave the affords to the JD(U) MLAs.
Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh, throughout his assertion on Sunday, had identified the `Chirag mannequin`, which was utilized by a selected get together to weaken Nitish Kumar and JD(U)on account of which the JD(U) may win solely 43 seats within the final Meeting polls.
He additionally claimed that he has the “precise proof of the conspiracy being hatched in opposition to Nitish Kumar and JD(U)”. He had stated that “the Chirag mannequin was only a trailer, the precise movie was pending”.
IANS quoted sources saying that the JD(U) has recordings of greater than six telephonic conversations, which had been recorded by the legislators themselves. In these telephonic audio conversations, leaders of a selected get together had given them profitable affords of constructing them ministers aside from crores of rupees.
The get together was ready to “expose” the BJP’s ‘Operation Lotus’ try to interrupt Kumar’s get together and place its personal chief minister.
With the suspicions triggering from Chirag episode, they aggravated with former MP RCP Singh’s proximity with the BJP, which ultimately led to his exit from the JD(U). Kumar was cautious that the BJP might be making an attempt a Maharashtra in Bihar.
Kumar made the transfer regardless of being assured by Union Dwelling minister Amit Shah and BJP chief JP Nadda that the previous would stay the NDA’s face in Bihar within the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.
NDTV quoted senior BJP chief Sushil Modi claiming that Shah had known as Kumar a day earlier than he dumped the BJP and the latter had assured that the previous had “nothing to fret about”.