Congress hints at joining Nitish government in Bihar

New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The Congress on Monday indicated it may be joining the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar, after the decisive victory of the Grand Alliance in the assembly polls.

Asked whether the Congress was open to the idea of joining the Bihar government, party spokesperson C.P. Joshi said: “When we say we have given commitment to the people of Bihar, then it is our responsibility to implement the seven-point programme. Then we will naturally consider all these aspects. We owe it to the people of Bihar.”

On entering into similar alliance with other parties in other states, he said: “It will depend on the political challenges and organisational strength of the party in those states.”

The Grand Alliance of the Janata Dal-United (JD-U), Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Congress won a whopping 178 of the 243 Bihar assembly seats, leaving the BJP and its allies with just 58 seats.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here