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Why Ask Now: Nitish Kumar Coy Ahead Of Visit To Kolkata, Lucknow

Asked about the matter, Nitish Kumar was non-committal. Why ask such questions now, We will talk when we have done everything," he told reporters.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar – who has assumed the difficult undertaking of welcoming on board parties not enthusiastic about imparting space to Congress in a unified resistance front – will proceed with the excursion on Monday with a visit to Kolkata and Lucknow. On his rundown are two pioneers prone to demonstrate the most troublesome considering their previous relationship with the Congress – Bengal Boss Pastor Mamata Banerjee and Samajwadi Party boss Akhilesh Yadav.

Gotten some information about the matter, Mr Kumar, however, was hesitant. “Why pose such inquiries now? We will talk when we have done everything,” he told correspondents.

Sources have said after his visit to Kolkata, Mr Kumar, joined by his agent Tejashwi Yadav, will set out toward Lucknow.

Akhilesh Yadav has clarified that he cares very little about a front that incorporates the Congress – – going to a couple of gatherings with similar resistance groups, including Telangana Boss Priest K Chandrasekhar Rao. He had not pulled punches either subsequent to crashing in the 2017 surveys, which he challenged in collusion with the Congress.

Also Mamata Banerjee, who has been blowing hot about the Congress, particularly since the party grabbed a get together seat from her Trinamool Congress in the new by-decisions in the state.

A few Resistance groups, however, clutch the expectation of welcoming the imminent ‘Third Front’ pioneers on board following the general shock over Rahul Gandhi’s preclusion from parliament.

Mr Kumar, known for his compatibility with pioneers no matter how you look at it, has taken on the intense undertaking. The Congress is dealing with the ongoing partners and cordial gatherings.

The choice was taken at a gathering last week between Mr Kumar and Congress boss Mallikarjun Kharge, which was likewise gone to by Rahul Gandhi. The following day, he had ventured out with a gathering with Arvind Kejriwal.

After the gathering, Mr Kejriwal had said he was “altogether with him”. It is very important that the whole resistance and the nation meet up and change the public authority at the Middle,” he had added.

The Left has hailed Mr Kumar’s drive, saying the nation is going through an extremely basic period”.

Mr Kumar’s strategy to take on the BJP in the 2024 general political decision is to handle a solitary resistance competitor against it in each seat of the country to forestall a split in the resistance vote. The recipe has worked in 1977 and 1989.