Bihar assembly elections 2020: What did Chirag Paswan complain to Amit Shah about chief minister Nitish Kumar?
Friday, 2 October 2020 () Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP President JP Nadda met LJP President Chirag Paswan on Thursday to try to resolve the issue of seat-sharing between the NDA constituents given the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections.
Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) president Chirag Paswan on October 18 said he welcomes criticism from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, even from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said, "Why should I not respect Modi ji. Only he called me for support when my father was admitted to ICU. The CM is anxious to portray a distance and wedge between LJP and BJP. I'd like to allay this fear by saying that I welcome criticism from BJP leaders, even from the PM." Bihar will go for three-phased elections starting from October 28 and results will be declared on November 10.
Ahead of Bihar Assembly Polls, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) president Chirag Paswan slammed state Chief Minister Nitish Kumar by saying that the CM has 'no vision' and he is against youths. Bihar will go for three-phased elections starting from October 28 and results will be declared on November 10.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah offered prayers at Bahuchara Mata temple in Gujarat's Gandhinagar. Shah took part in the 'arti' at the temple which is located in his paternal hometown, Mansa. Earlier in the day, he had also wished the countrymen on the occasion. Shah had also urged people to follow Covid-19 guidelines during the festive season. Gujarat government has allowed offering of prayers at temples but garba has been banned. This year, October 17 marked the first day of the nine-day long Navratri festival. Celebrations of Sharad (autumn) Navratri involve worshipping Goddess Durga, her nine forms. The festival is celebrated in different ways across the country. Over the next nine days, devotees offer their prayers to Goddess Durga and observe fasts. Also known as Sharad Navratri, the festival marks Durga's victory over demon Mahishasura.
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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda laid 'bhoomi pujan' and foundation stone laying ceremony of Uttarakhand BJP office via video conferencing on October 17. In the event, he said, "If a party office operates from a politician's residence, then party belongs to that person. In case of other parties, family has become party. In our case, party is our family. Be it Congress or any regional party, people are busy in protecting brother-sister, mother-son, or the son. There is infighting with nephew."
Addressing a public rally ahead of the Bihar elections in Karakat town of Rohtas district on October 15, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda said, "It is very easy to give speeches and slogans in politics but only a person who has 56-inch chest can serve the poor."
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav slammed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over unemployment issue in the state and said that how will CM Kumar eliminate unemployment in Bihar when his first and last love is CM chair. "Nitish Kumar's first and last love is to only stick to his CM chair. How will he eliminate unemployment? Why does he not speak on migration, poverty, starvation? Youth knows that if NDA isn't defeated, such a useless govt won't do anything for the unemployed," said Yadav.
Video of the fatal attack on BJP's minority front district president and former Vice Chairman Mushtaq Qureshi has gone viral. In the viral video about a dozen masked youth came in a car on Highway No.3 with sticks in their hands. Miscreants brought him out of his house and started thrashing him with sticks on road. Mushtaq is in a critical condition and has been admitted to Agra's hospital.
Former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh and Congress leader, Kamal Nath sparked controversy after his comment on Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Imarti Devi, while addressing a rally in MP's Gwalior ahead of Madhya Pradesh bypolls. While referring to Imarti Devi, Kamal Nath said, "Yeah kaun item hai?' BJP leader Imarti Devi broke into tears while speaking to ANI. In her reply said, "What's my fault if I was born in a poor family? What is my fault if I belong to Dalits? I want to appeal to Sonia Gandhi, who is also a mother, to not keep such people in her party. If such words will be used for women then how can any woman move forward?"
The Shiromani Akali Dal has launched three ‘kisan marches’ against the farm laws framed by the government. SAD Chief Sukhbir Badal paid obeisance at the Golden Temple before launching one of the march. They are demanding that the farm laws be withdrawn. They will hand over a memorandum against the farm laws to Punjab Governor. Last week, the SAD had announced to part ways with the NDA, the third major party to walk out of the BJP-led coalition in the last couple of years. On September 17, Harsimrat Kaur Badal had quit the Union Cabinet after the SAD chief had strongly opposed the bills in Lok Sabha and said that the bills will be detrimental to the interests of farmers. Meanwhile, farmer groups continued their protests and ‘rail roko’ agitations in different parts of Punjab. Protests by farmers against the new laws have been ongoing for the past few days over that passage of three laws - The Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Service Act, 2020, and The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.Watch the full video for all the details.
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