The BJP-led NDA is landed in a major trouple due to intensified enemity between its allies with the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) has challenged BJP to get rid of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (United), ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Earlier, Nitish Kumar has reportedly hinted at BJP that there is no need of RLSP in NDA. RLSP and JD(U) are both members of the NDA.
RLSP Bihar state president Nagmani made this statement at a time when seat-sharing talks between BJP and JD(U) are reportedly at the final stage. “BJP should get rid of JD(U), which has a social support base of 1.5% while RLSP has a social support base of 10%,” he said..
Nagmani also said that there is a pressure to force RLSP to walk away from the NDA. He warned that BJP would be a major loser if RLSP joins the RJD-led Grand Alliance in Bihar. RJD spokesperson Mrityunjaya Tiwari has also said that the RLSP would soon join the Grand Alliance.