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Lalu said there was no trouble in the grand alliance and continuing in power was his priority. His efforts and thoughts were centred on establishing his younger son as his heir apparent.
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But things have changed after CBI directly named Tejashwi as an accused. He also mentioned his days with the NDA, and when contacted, said that re-engagement with BJP is not ruled out but depends on the leadership.
Sensing the inevitable, Lalu Camp, it seems, has upped the ante and become defiant to the demands of JD U. Bolstered by the support from Congress and other regional satraps, Lalu has decided to hit the street instead of bowing down to Nitish. Tejashwi himself indicated this after the cabinet meeting on Wednesday.
The body language and defiance of Tejashwi, whom Lalu is grooming as his successor, has directly challenged Nitish Kumar as he again lobbed the ball in the latter's court. After deciding not to side with a tainted face, Nitish Kumar would be bound to take action.
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After the raids, both were together in the cabinet meeting on Wednesday but did not interact. Discomfort was evident even after the meeting. Nitish left the venue in a hurry but agitated Tejashwi preferred to talk to media, recounting his successful stint as minister, and ruled out putting in papers. Nitish, after making his stance over corruption loud and clear, will not share the dais with Lalu Prasad.
July 8, In alliance with Lalu, Nitish enjoys support of 14 per cent Yadavs. Since Narendra Modi led the BJP to an emphatic victory in the Lok Sabha polls inonly two leaders have managed to put brakes on the winning chariot of the saffron brigade.
Arvind Kejriwal, somehow, could not become an integral part of the mainstream Opposition. Whenever there was talk of a united Opposition, Nitish Kumar emerged as the symbol of that ever elusive political bloc. The presidential election made it clear that Nitish Kumar, too, may not be the pivotal force for Opposition unity.
Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav are said to be having uncomfortable relationship for over a year now. Nitish was seen drifting towards his old ally the BJP on several occasions. He seems to have buried 'ideological' differences with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Raids by the CBI and Enforcement Directorate ED against Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family members including Bihar deputy chief minister Tejasvi Yadav have given Nitish Kumar an opportunity to put an end to the uncomfortable relation with his senior partner in the grand alliance.
But, Nitish is unlikely to part ways with Lalu Prasad Yadav. The performance of the grand alliance - essentially meaning coming together of two biggest adversarial forces of Bihar politics - led by Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav stunned the BJP's alliance.
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The BJP could win only one-third of the total seats contested. It won 53 of seats it contested. On the other hand, the Mahagathbandhan won of the seats. Nitish Kumar once again became the Chief Minister of Bihar despite being the junior partner in alliance. While, Nitish is said to have enjoyed a free hand during his alliance with the BJP, the equation is different with RJD boss Lalu Prasad Yadav, who seems to be taking more interest in governance and political affairs of Bihar.
After demonetisation was announced, Nitish broke ranks with the Opposition parties to praise Narendra Modi for taking concrete step against corruption and black money. Nitish attracted ire of the Opposition parties for siding with Modi government. Only much later, Nitish would question implementation of note ban still maintaining that demonetisation was a good move.
The two leaders were seen sporting saffron turban and sharing a few laughs on the stage. Both exchanged lavish praise for each other in public.