Stop the rhetoric and chest thumping: Nitish to Modi



By NewsGram Staff Writer

Patna : “Stop the rhetoric (and) chest thumping,” Nitish Kumar, the Chief Minister of Bihar asked Prime Minister Modi on Tuesday. He also asked Modi to deliver the promises he made before winning the Lok Sabha elections.

“Show moral courage. Accept insufficiencies in delivering on old promises,” the Janata Dal-United leader said in a series of tweets, ahead of Modi’s election rally in Bhagalpur.

“Respect the sentiments of the people of Bihar who have been troubled by your unkept promises and unsavoury comments,” he said.

Asking Modi to take back the derogatory statement made in earlier speeches, he said: “Deliver your promise of special status to Bihar. Don’t mislead with so-called package where 86 percent is repackaged old schemes.
“Live up to your 2014 election promise of decriminalization and announce (that) no ticket (will be given) to candidates with criminal background.”

The Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies will be pitted in the coming assembly elections against the ruling Janata Dal-United and its allies the Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Congress.

(With inputs from IANS)