Nitish Kumar Takes to Twitter in Reply to Modi’s Munger Rally
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s attack on JD(U) ally Lalu Prasad’s beef remarks. Kumar called Modi’s comments a “brazen attempt to add communal texture” to the Bihar Assembly polls.
Nitish Kumar took to Twitter to slam Modi for accusing Lalu of insulting his community and the people of Bihar.
Kumar also lashed out at Modi’s silence on the Dadri incident where 50-year-old Mohammad Akhlaq was killed by a mob over rumours of him consuming and storing beef.
While addressing a poll rally in Munger, Modi latched on to RJD chief Lalu’s remarks on beef and said a “shaitan (devil) has entered a human body”.
What all did he eat? It (the remarks) insulted the Yaduvanshis... Laluji, these Yaduvanshis helped you to come to power. What all Yadavs eat...is it not an insult of Yadavs and Bihar?
— PM Narendra Modi in Munger
Modi’s comment on the Grand Alliance’s DNA, calling Bihar a “Bimaru” state and calling Lalu Prasad Yadav “a devil” only shows Modi’s stand on Bihar, Kumar said.