Nitish Kumar Taunts Lalu Prasad
Taking a swipe at his bete noire Lalu Prasad, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday stated throughout 15 years of RJD rule in Bihar apart from anointing spouse on the chief miniterial chair did the federal government do something for the upliftment of ladies. He took an obvious dig on the younger opposition management within the polls, with out taking any names, saying that “these even having no information of alphabets of politic are making statements towards me day and evening to realize publicity”.
“Allow them to take publicity, I do not hassle as a result of I consider in working and never making speeches for the sake of publicity,” he stated addressing rallies in Nabinagar in Aurangabad and Dinara within the neighbouring Rohtas district. Although he didn’t take any title, the message appears directed at RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav and LJP chief Chirag Paswan who’re making all-out assault on Kumar.
After launching marketing campaign for the present Bihar polls Monday with a digital rally, Kumar began touring the state from Wednesday to deal with public conferences. On Saturday, he held public conferences at Nabinagar, Nokha, karaghar and ended at Dinara in Rohtas district.
Coming down closely on his foremost opponent Lalu Prasad, he reeled out comparative knowledge to inform folks in regards to the scenario prevailing within the state earlier than NDA underneath him took over the reins in 2005 finish. Making particular point out of situation of ladies through the two regimes, Kumar stated “whereas the chief at the moment put in spouse on the chair (of CM) however did he do something for welfare of the females?” RJD president Lalu Prasad, who turned chief minister of Bihar in 1990 had made his spouse Rabri Devi the chief minister when he needed to go to jail in 1997 in reference to a multi-crore fodder rip-off case.
Prasad spent very long time in jail and in his absence Rabri Devi continued to carry CM submit. Her chief ministerial tenure even exceeds that of Prasad’s seven years.
Nitish Kumar as chief of the NDA had thrown the RJD out of energy in November 2005 and since then he’s on the helm of the state affairs. Like up to now, Kumar, who has been declared the NDA face within the polls, stored his give attention to the RJD which is spearheading Grand Alliance and continued to assault his foremost political rival Lalu Prasad, spending time in Ranchi jail after conviction in 4 instances of fodder rip-off.
Kumar is preserving his marketing campaign narrative round “15 years vs 15 years”, interesting voters to match efficiency of the NDA and the RJD regimes that spent an equal quantity of 15 years. Highlighting work finished for girls throughout 15-year underneath him, Kumar stated whereas ladies have been impressed to pursue research by way of bicycle yojna, 50 per cent of seats within the panchayats and concrete native our bodies have been reserved for girls.
Extra not too long ago the state authorities earmarked 35 per cent of jobs for girls in police pressure and different state authorities providers. “Does any state has extra variety of woemn within the police pressure than Bihar?” he requested the gang.
Kumar additionally made reference of launching JEEVIKA progrmme for the ladies by offering simple finance to ladies self assist teams to empower them economically. “We had deliberate to enroll 10 lakh ladies by way of SHGs however the quantity has elevated to 1.2 crore now,” he stated addressing a rally in Dinara in favour of state minister and JD(U) nominee from the seat Jai Kumar Singh.
He additionally talked about offering Rs 10,000 assistane to ladies clearing plus two examination and Rs 25,000 to these finishing commencement and stated this might be elevated to Rs 25,000 and Rs 50,000 respectively if his authorities returns to energy. Kumar highlighted dangerous legislation and order scenario in Bihar through the RJD rule and cited newest determine of the Nationwide Crime File Bureau (NCRB) which positioned Bihar on 23 rd place when it comes to crime now.
The NDA chief ministerial candidate stated whereas they consider in working for the folks, the historical past of the opponents makes it clear that they work just for their spouse, sons and kids. “Attributable to this greed of working just for self, they’re behind the bars,” he stated including “some extra will observe the go well with.” Although he didn’t take any names, the barbs have been apparently dircted at Prasad and his household.
Kumar made wealthy reward of the central authorities in helping growth of Bihar and caring for its folks. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi authorities is offering foodgrains to the poor free from March to November within the wake of coronovirus pandemic and likewise gave RS 6000 help to farmers as a assist through the current disaster interval,” he stated.
He stated if voted to energy the state and the centre would additional step up efforts to see Bihar stand among the many frontline states.