The Bihar Chief minister Nitish had resigned the office on July 26 and taken the oath with the BJP as an ally the following morning, But He won a trust vote in the Bihar assembly on July 29.
The Senior leader Sharad Yadav today broke his silence on party colleague Nitish Kumar’s stunning political change-up last week and made it clear that he did not agree with the decision on Press meeting outside the parliament.
Nitish Kumar Resigning on Wednesday, the Chief Minister referred to Lalu Yadav’s son Tejashwi Yadav’s refusal to step down as his deputy despite corruption charges.
While some Janata Dal (United) leaders went with their criticism of the swap, Sharad Yadav had till now communicated only with his loud silence and his tweets critical of the BJP-led central government.
Lalu Yadav, the chief of the Rashtriya Janata Dal, had claimed that Sharad Yadav had called him and sided with him.
Critics have suggested that Sharad Yadav, a former union minister, was angling for a cabinet berth in the Modi government and his silence on Nitish Kumar is merely a bargaining tactic. But Lalu Yadav has insisted that the 70-year-old “champion of social justice” was “angry” at Nitish Kumar’s decision to ally with the BJP.
On Saturday, Lalu Yadav asked Sharad Yadav to lead an anti-BJP front and then repeated the offer for the cameras. “I appeal to Sharad Yadav-Ji who has been our leader… whom we consider our leader, to come forward and fight the BJP. Take the lead role in this,” he said.