Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 3
With the “ghar wapsi” of Jitan Ram Manjhi-led HAM-S to the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), the upcoming Bihar elections to the 243-member Assembly have taken one more flip. Meanwhile, the stage can be set for the return of senior and skilled chief Sharad Yadav to the JD(U) fold.
With Chirag Paswan’s Lok Janshakti Party “sulking”, it stays to be seen if Chirag will experiment with one thing radical or enable his ambitions for a bigger political position to fizzle out for a compromise settlement inside the NDA. With Manjhi becoming a member of in, the tussle for seats will enhance although BJP says aspirations of HAM (S) are extra of Nitish Kumar’s drawback. The LJP has name a gathering on its future plan of action, together with whether or not to discipline candidates towards Nitish Kumar.
So far, Chirag has performed secure, concentrating on Nitish and praising Narendra Modi. However, observers say the political area of Bihar is large open for contemporary management and the upcoming elections is a chance for younger blood like Chirag. However, Chirag’s father Ram Vilas Paswan (LJP founder) is a Central minister.
BJP sources say Chirag is unlikely to disturb the prevailing established order.