Nitish Kumar has refused to become the convenor of India Alliance. According to sources, after Nitish’s refusal for the post of coordinator, some parties proposed Lalu’s name, on which Nitish Kumar said that if it is so, then make Lalu ji only. At the same time, JDU state president Umesh Kushwaha said, becoming a convenor can be the media’s agenda but our leaders are the architects of opposition unity. The whole country is looking at our leader as the leader of the opposition, the whole country is looking towards him with hope and confidence.
JDU state president Umesh Kushwaha said, our leader does not have an agenda to become the convenor, we have only one agenda – remove BJP and save the country. The India alliance has taken on a huge size due to which the BJP is feeling uneasy. He has lost sleep. The public will teach a lesson to the BJP people.
Before the Lok Sabha elections, opposition parties have finalized the name of Mallikarjun Kharge for the post of President of India Alliance. In the virtual meeting of the alliance held on Saturday (January 13), a proposal was made to make the Congress leader the convenor. In this virtual meeting, Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, NCP Chief Sharad Pawar, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, Indian Leaders of 14 parties including Communist Party (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury, Tamil Nadu CM and DMK Chief Stalin attended. Earlier, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had refused to become the convenor of India Alliance.
JDU leader in Delhi Sanjay Kumar Jha says, “The Chief Minister (Nitish Kumar) wanted the coordinator of the alliance to be from the Congress.”
It is noteworthy that in the last meeting of India Alliance, Mamata Banerjee had proposed the name of Mallikarjun Kharge for the post of Prime Minister, on which Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal also agreed. However, then Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge rejected this proposal. He had said that first win the elections and then the PM will decide the candidate.
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