Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha is back with a Third Front to take on the JD(U)-BJP combine. He says his front will contest all 243 seats as “elections are a means to bring change in a democracy” and it is time to change Bihar.
The JD-U president, who is aiming for his fourth successive win in the upcoming assembly elections in October-November this year, said that the Supreme Court had also vetted the CBI probe in the case. 'I am sure justice will be done in the Sushant case.'
A close associate of the Bihar CM said, that Rajput's father made a plea for the CBI inquiry citing hurdles created by the Mumbai police to the investigating team of the Patna police to prevent fair probe.
When asked about whether he would himself have a word with his Maharashtra counterpart Uddhav Thackeray, the Bihar chief minister said, 'It is not a political matter. The issue at hand is a legal obligation of the Bihar police. We will
make all possible efforts to fulfil the same.'
Going by the astounding victory of the NDA in the just-concluded general elections, it seems that Nitish Kumar had taken a rather pragmatic step by walking out of the Mahagathbandhan at the right time.
It would be a mistake on part of his opponents to take Lalu Prasad's junior son Tejashwi Yadav lightly given the fact that he is widely acknowledged to be a true inheritor of his father’s legacy, tainted or otherwise.