Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Talking to reporters put up the assembly, Kumar stated his get together is with the federal government on the farmers’ challenge and that the Centre has opted for the proper path by holding talks with the farmer unions agitating in opposition to the three legal guidelines.
1000’s of farmers are protesting on varied Delhi borders for greater than two months demanding the repeal of the three legal guidelines, which they discover pro-corporate and in opposition to the present mandi and MSP procurement programs. Nonetheless, the federal government has rejected these apprehensions as baseless, although at the very least 11 rounds of talks between the 2 sides have failed to finish the stalemate.
He stated that the legislations are within the curiosity of farmers and never in opposition to them. “Hopefully the difficulty will likely be resolved quickly,” the JDU chief stated.
Kumar additionally made gentle of the claims of rival events, together with Lalu Prasad’s RJD, that his authorities in Bihar won’t final its full time period, saying if they’re getting publicity out of it, then there may be nothing mistaken with that. He added in the identical vein that these leaders are unaware of realities.
This was Kumar’s first assembly with Modi after his authorities assumed workplace in November final yr. The Bihar chief minister described it as a “courtesy assembly”, including that he didn’t make any particular demand they usually talked a couple of vary of points.
In energy in Bihar since 2005 aside from a short interval, that is the primary time that Kumar’s JD(U) is a junior associate within the alliance with the BJP after its tally fell to 43 seats within the 243-member meeting from 71 whereas the saffron get together jumped to 74 from 53. (With PTI inputs)