New Delhi: Reacting to rumours that he may very well be made the Presidential candidate by the Opposition, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday mentioned “I don’t know like that in my thoughts”.
#WATCH | Bhagalpur: On being requested about speculations that he could be made the Presidential candidate by the Opposition, Bihar CM and JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar says, “I don’t know like that in my thoughts.” pic.twitter.com/Jkj8X7ptnL
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In response to ABP Information sources, all of the Opposition events, besides Congress, are engaged on presenting a 3rd entrance by pitching Bihar CM Nitish Kumar as the subsequent presidential candidate.
Just lately, Telangana CM Ok Chandrashekhar Rao held a gathering with Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray. Nonetheless, there was no dialogue about Nitish Kumar and even the presidential candidate of the opposition, Shiv Sena sources mentioned.
Earlier within the day, Maharashtra minister and NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik mentioned Nitish Kumar’s title may very well be thought-about for the publish of the nation’s subsequent President provided that his celebration JD(U) snapped ties with the BJP.
The JD(U) at present shares energy with the BJP in Bihar.
“There can’t be a dialogue on this till he (Nitish Kumar) breaks ties with the BJP. First, he ought to snap ties with the BJP and solely then a thought could be given (to his candidature). Leaders of all (opposition) events will then sit collectively and give it some thought,” PTI quoted Malik as saying.
He mentioned the method had been initiated to kind an anti-BJP entrance on the nationwide degree earlier than the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.
“The entrance might be created underneath the collective management of opposition events,” he mentioned. Malik, nevertheless, mentioned such a entrance can’t be shaped minus the Congress.
In the meantime, ABP information sources near Prashant Kishore mentioned that there have been possibilities of KCR himself getting supported by the opposition leaders because the presidential candidate.