Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has declines role of national convener of INDIA bloc says, ‘I don’t want to become anything’. Instead, he would like someone else to take on the role. Kumar, who is also the leader of the Janata Dal (United) party, stated that his primary goal is to unite all political parties ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. He has no personal ambitions and is working towards this goal.
Kumar said, “I don’t want to become anything. I have no such desire and just want to unite all the political parties ahead of the upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha elections. Somebody else could be given the responsibility (Convener post). My only wish is to unite the maximum number of parties (opposed to BJP) before the 2024 Lok Sabha polls. I am working only in this direction.”
The INDIA alliance is scheduled to meet in Mumbai on August 31 and September 1 to discuss future strategies and unveil their logo. Kumar hinted at the possible expansion of the alliance, with more regional parties expected to join.
When asked about a recent remark by Bihar BJP president Samrat Chaudhary that India got Independence in real terms when the government was formed only after Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Narayan’s complete revolution in 1977, Kumar responded, “Everybody knows the fact that when did India get the independence. Not knowing the date of India’s independence is illegal. But anyway…just leave it…I don’t pay attention to what BJP leaders say.”