In the midst of a political storm in Bihar, live updates reveal a surge in political activities, sparking rumors that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar might be contemplating a return to the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA). This potential move follows his departure from the Mahagathbandhan, a Grand Alliance led by Lalu Yadav’s RJD, Nitish’s JDU, and the Congress party. Nitish Kumar had initially joined the Grand Alliance after severing ties with the BJP in 2022.
The speculations gained traction when Nitish Kumar took a dig at the Congress-led UPA government, criticizing its delay in deciding on awarding Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest civilian honor, to Bihar’s socialist leader and former Chief Minister Karpoori Thakur. The widening rift within the ruling alliance became more apparent when sources indicated that CM Nitish declined to participate in Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra, scheduled to enter the state on January 30.
As Bihar finds itself on the brink of another potential political crisis, leaders from the Janata Dal (United) are reportedly rushing to the Chief Minister’s residence. The flurry of political activities and behind-the-scenes developments has left many wondering about the future alignment of political forces in the state.
The evolving situation raises questions about Nitish Kumar’s political allegiances and the dynamics within the ruling coalition. The potential reunion with the BJP-led NDA, if it materializes, could significantly impact the existing power structure in Bihar.
As the political drama continues to unfold, Bihar is once again at the center of attention, with citizens and political observers closely monitoring the developments. The coming days are poised to bring more clarity on Nitish Kumar’s political choices and the potential repercussions for the state’s political landscape.