Bihar chief minister and Janta Dal (United) national president Nitish Kumar will formally announce joining the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at the party's national executive meeting called in Patna on 19 August. Srivastava had opposed Nitish's decision to align with the BJP. "I will be attending the all-party meeting convened by the Congress, "said JD (U) MP Ali Anwar, who along with Veerendra Kumar are backing Sharad Yadav".
Nitish Kumar is the Janata Dal-United national president and said to fully control the party in Bihar. I invited JD (U) to join the NDA.
Earlier, Sharaad Yadav made it clear that he is still with the Grand Alliance of the RJD and Congress and that the mandate was given to the Grand Alliance and not the BJP. Yadav had been vocal while expressing his unhappiness after the JD (U)-BJP formed the government in Bihar.
The JD (U) spokesperson alleged that Sharad Yadav won from Madhepura with the BJP's support in 1999. "I invited JD (U) to join the NDA", Shah said in a tweet on Saturday.
Please Wait while comments are loading. Calling the move a "necessary step", Narayan said that if a person who is a leader indulges in anti-party activities, it must be condemned. He had said that he was left with no choice but to leave the Garnd Alliance for that reason.
On Kumar and his followers' stand that they had broken the Grand Alliance of the JD (U), RJD and Congress "to uphold zero-tolerance towards corruption", Yadav said, "I have raised my voice against corruption the maximum number of times - be it the 2G scam, the Commonwealth scam, hawala or those related to godman Asaram Bapu".
He later joined hands with the BJP to form a government "in the interest of Bihar". "This was important due to Yadav's recent actions".
In reply to this Nitish Kumar remarked that Sharad Yadav is free to decide who he wants to join. "We will fight till the end and go to the masses", said Ansari. "Now, he is not in the government, the party has become a sarkari party?"
Speculation swirled over his remarks that the party could suspend him.