Following Nitish Kumar’s resignation as Bihar Chief Minister, Union Minister JP Nadda and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s leader Sushil Modi said that the party was not in favour of mid-term elections in Bihar.
Addressing a press conference, Union Minister JP Nadda after BJP’s parliamentary board meeting said, “Party welcomes battle against corruption in Bihar. Not in favor of mid-term elections.”
“We are happy that Bihar CM didn’t compromise on issue of corruption and did not kneel down before RJD,” Sushil Modi said.
Speaking on BJP’s position in Bihar after Bihar CM’s resignation, Sushil Modi said, “A 3-member committee has been constituted for making the future plan of action.”
We are not in favour of mid-term elections in Bihar: Sushil Kumar Modi, BJP after Nitish Kumar’s resignation pic.twitter.com/ENyujrKLma
— ANI (@ANI_news) July 26, 2017
Earlier in the day, while mentioning that it wasn’t possible to work in this environment, Nitish Kumar submitted his resignation as Bihar CM. He said that he tried and tried to found out a solution.
Nitish Kumar said that he had resigned in the interest of Bihar.
This development has come hours after the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) ruled out the resignation of Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav.