Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Speaking to reporters publish the meeting, Kumar stated his social gathering is with the federal government on the farmers’ problem and that the Centre has opted for the suitable path by holding talks with the farmer unions agitating in opposition to the three laws.
Thousands of farmers are protesting on numerous Delhi borders for greater than two months demanding the repeal of the three laws, which they discover pro-corporate and in opposition to the present mandi and MSP procurement methods. However, the federal government has rejected these apprehensions as baseless, although not less than 11 rounds of talks between the 2 sides have failed to finish the stalemate.
He stated that the legislations are within the curiosity of farmers and never in opposition to them. “Hopefully the problem shall be resolved quickly,” the JDU chief stated.
Kumar additionally made gentle of the claims of rival events, together with Lalu Prasad’s RJD, that his authorities in Bihar won’t final its full time period, saying if they’re getting publicity out of it, then there may be nothing unsuitable with that. He added in the identical vein that these leaders are unaware of realities.
This was Kumar’s first meeting with Modi after his authorities assumed workplace in November final 12 months. The Bihar chief minister described it as a “courtesy meeting”, including that he didn’t make any particular demand and so they talked a couple of vary of points.
In energy in Bihar since 2005 aside from a short interval, that is the primary time that Kumar’s JD(U) is a junior companion within the alliance with the BJP after its tally fell to 43 seats within the 243-member meeting from 71 whereas the saffron social gathering jumped to 74 from 53. (With PTI inputs)
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