RJD, Congress Meet Amidst Discussions of Nitish Kumar’s Shift

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Nitish Kumar Gears up for Ninth Term as Bihar Chief Minister

Outlining the Political Landscape

News from the source of Reader Wall indicates that Nitish Kumar is likely to swear in as Bihar Chief Minister, a record ninth time in the Bihar ceremony set for tomorrow. His re-election comes amid support from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), an echo from the 2020 elections. The thriving political upheaval has incited numerous activities, with sweeping transfers of officers adding to the suspense.

As per sources, BJP has called a meeting for its MPs and MLAs, a strategic move aimed at preparing for upcoming Lok Sabha polls. State unit leader, Samrat Choudhary, brushed off the speculations of an upcoming alliance with Nitish Kumar, but BJP leaders implied otherwise with hints of ongoing conversations behind the scenes.

Inside Sources on Political Dynamics

Inside sources indicate that Nitish Kumar is meeting with the legislative party tomorrow. Coinciding with these reports are whispers of an impending government transition, with relocations of district magistrates happening on a large-scale basis.

In light of this, Nitish Kumar’s solo attendance at yesterday’s Republic Day tea party, sans his deputy Tejashwi Yadav, signaled a brewing discord between Janata Dal (United) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). As a response, meetings among the legislators have been scheduled by the RJD.

Evolving Political Scenarios

Meanwhile, the Indian National Congress, the opposition INDIA bloc partner of Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (United), has also scheduled a meeting in Purnea. Despite the meeting, they have refused to acknowledge any link with recent political developments. The Congress plans to discuss Rahul Gandhi’s upcoming ‘Bharath Jodo Nyay Yatra’ preparations. The journey is set to enter Bihar on Monday, with public meetings planned in Kishanganj, Purnea, and Katihar.

While the principal focus remains on the Lok Sabha elections, sources imply that the dissolution of the Bihar Assembly is not on the cards yet. Both BJP and JD(U) have engaged with their respective MPs and MLAs to ascertain their strategies, catalyzing substantial realignment in Bihar’s political canvas.

Anticipating Change

However, Nitish Kumar’s return to the NDA led by BJP also brings with it a host of complexities. According to the news, the elaborate game plan features the nomination of an Assembly Speaker and a potential cabinet reshuffle.

Suspense further deepens with Sushil Kumar Modi’s cryptic statement. The former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and BJP leader mentioned, “No door in politics remains forever shut. The door can be opened if deemed necessary,” adding yet another layer of intrigue to the development.

Former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and his Hindustan Awam Morcha are part of this complex chess game of politics, courted by the BJP in a strategic alliance endeavour.

Nitish Kumar’s Political Journey Thus Far

The political journey of Nitish Kumar has seen varied shifts over the years. What began as a symbol of stability and development has become an illustration of continuous change and rearrangement. From ‘Sushashan Babu,’ the face of good governance, to the enigmatic “Paltu Kumar,” his trajectory traces the metamorphosing dynamic of Bihar’s politics.

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