Bihar would be paralyzed because of Nitish/Lalu relationship with the PM Modi. Fear of They come together to achieve their common goal of expliotation of the . With Nitish Kumar resigning today, Nitish and Lalu Prasad Yadav have come a full circle having been friends, then enemies and then friends. File image of Lalu Prasad (left) and Nitish Kumar. know where those raids are taking place and what is the purpose behind them," Kumar had.
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Under the tutelage of JP, who spearheaded anti-corruption movement against Indira Gandhi, the duo carved their own political careers.
They based their politics on socialism and renewed caste calculation, aiming to end the dominance of upper caste Hindus and bringing the likes of Yadavs and Kurmis into political importance. Seizing power from CongressLalu became the chief minister of Bihar in Nitish, an influential Kurmi leader and a union minister in the VP Singh government at that time, was his loyal comrade.
So why did they part their ways? With Lalu's ascent to power, came a new wave of political changes and distribution of political largesse. Yadav's became the most influential caste bagging all major money-making jobs.
Lalu's brothers-in-law Sadhu and Subhash have been accused of unleashing what is known as "jungle raj".
This created a certain disgruntlement among the non-Yadav backward classes. However, the real fissure in their relation came with the implementation of the Mandal Commission recommendation by Bihar in Lalu's notorious brother-in laws Sadhu and Subhash Yadav Thakur writes in his book: But non-Yadavs in the coalition were almost immediately alerted to a catch in the clause: Yadavs, as the most populous, would get to skim the cream, the rest would have to scrape the bottom.
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What did Nitish do to counter his powerful mentor Lalu? Nitish Kumar led a successful rebellion within the Janata Dal with the backing of non-Yadav backward castes dominated by Kurmis and Koeris. After frequent ugly spats, he officially broke ranks with Lalu in at Chetna Rally in Gandhi Maidan, where thousands of non-Yadavs had gathered to listen to Nitish.
Nitish with George Fernandes. File photo In an interview to rediff.
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Remember how he boasted in the last elections that he would put us the Samata Party and the BJP out of business? Should I have thrown him out? He said that he used 'god' meaning lap instead. Nitish Kumar had, in fact, warned Lalu Prasad Yadav against using such language again.
Sharad Yadav reportedly conveyed the message to Lalu Prasad Yadav. The matter ended but wound remained fresh for Nitish Kumar.
Raghuvansh Prasad Singh publicly blamed Nitish Kumar for poor law and order in Bihar saying that "the home portfolio is with the Chief Minister". Nitish Kumar expected a word from Lalu Prasad Yadav in his support and asking his party leaders not to target the Chief Minister. Nothing of that sort happened. Responding to a question on Nitish Kumar, Shahabuddin said that "Lalu Prasad is my leader" claiming that the people of Bihar knew who they voted for.
Shahabuddin called Nitish Kumar a "Chief Minister of circumstances". But, Lalu Prasad Yadav remained silent.
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In between came reports that Lalu Prasad Yadav was directly talking to senior officials in Bihar. Lalu Prasad was also reported to have held meetings of senior officials at his residence on behalf of his son and the then Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav.So Sorry: Nitish kumar Bewafa Hai
Nitish had objected to this kind of 'interference' in government. But, many believe that Lalu Prasad still dialed senior officials of Bihar government and passed on instructions.
In September, when the Indian Army conducted surgical strike in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir Nitish Kumar came out in open support of the Narendra Modi government even though Opposition parties like the Congress and the AAP indirectly sought proof of the same.
In NovemberNitish Kumar broke ranks with the Opposition to support demonetisation calling it a good step against black money. Nitish and Modi showered lavish praise on each other and were seen sharing a few laughs together. All this while, the RJD and occasionally the Congress kept attacking Nitish Kumar, who had reportedly been conveying his anguish over the manner Lalu Prasad was treating him in the alliance.