New Delhi: After Bihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar’s meeting with opposition leaders in Delhi, his deputy and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Friday (September 9, 2022) said that if all opposition parties were united If so, they will be successful in defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2024 general election.
“It is a good thing. It has been clearly stated that if we are all united, we will be successful (in defeating the BJP),” Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav told media persons in Patna.
Nitish Kumar was recently on a visit to Delhi and during his visit, the CM of Bihar met leaders of many parties of the country. Nitish Kumar met Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Samajwadi Party leaders Mulayam Singh Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav, Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
“I am doing my work to unite the opposition leaders and my efforts will continue. I firmly believe that the opposition leaders will unite soon and everyone will contribute to fight against the BJP. Decision on prime ministerial candidate in two Will last. For three months. At present, I am not the prime ministerial candidate of opposition parties,” said CM Nitish Kumar after the meetings.
In August, Nitish Kumar broke the alliance with the BJP and formed the government with the RJD in Bihar.
Earlier Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao had also visited Bihar and met Nitish Kumar and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav as part of efforts to build opposition unity.
Meanwhile, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced at a Trinamool Congress (TMC) meeting on Thursday that Nitish Kumar, along with Hemant Soren and other leaders himself would come together for the 2024 general election.
“Doing politics is not an easy task, I remember I worked hard and fought to win elections. Those who were not present there would not understand how difficult it was”, Banerjee said.
(with agency input)