JDU's Ghar Wapsi, national executive passes resolution to join NDA
20 August, 2017, 07:28 | Author: Samuel Sharp
The Janata Dal (United) led by Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar embraced the National Democratic Alliance at the Centre on Saturday, widening fissures within the party as leaders opposed to the tie-up called the move a betrayal of voters.
"We want it on record that though Sharad Yadav does not agree with party's decisions but there is no rift in the party". Launching a blistering attack during the national executive committee meeting here in the State Capital, Nitish reminded Sharad how he persuaded George Fernandes, the then JD (U) president, to send him (Sharad) to Rajya Sabha when he lost the Lok Sabha polls in 2004.
Sharad Yadav has voiced his opposition to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's decision to walk out of the Grand Alliance - that comprised the JD-U, RJD and the Congress - and join hands with the BJP to form the government in Bihar.
Tyagi said Nitish Kumar telephoned Sharad Yadav to invite him to the national executive meeting "but yet he (Yadav) chose to hold his parallel convention in Patna the same day".
The national executive took no decision on action against Yadav.
Meanwhile, Former JD-U chief Sharad Yadav is also holding a parallel meeting, indicating a vertical split in the JD (U). Sources close to Sharad Yadav said he is looking beyond Bihar to forge wider opposition unity, and that his home state Madhya Pradesh could be his first stop. "He was a member of the party at that time", Nitish Kumar said while addressing an event here.
Tyagi said the party does not plan to take any action against Yadav, at least for now.
Summary: If you can't break the party, remember, your membership (of Rajya Sabha) will be terminated.
BJP chief Amit Shah had extended the invitation for Nitish Kumar to join the NDA when the latter had met him in Delhi recently. The JD (U) had snapped ties with the BJP nationally in June 2013 when the party had announced Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate.
Briefing reporters, Tyagi said that the party has not acted against Yadav for his "anti-party activities" because of his seniority and long association with the party. "What is left in the Sarkari JD (U) of Nitish, which has gone in the NDA?" Lalu said Sharad has been invited for the RJD's proposed "BJP Hatao, Desh Bachao" rally on August 27.
About the charge that he insulted the mandate of the people by joining hands with the BJP, Nitish said the mandate was for good governance, growth and corruption-free society not to serve one family.
While the JD (U) national executive meeting was in progress at Nitish Kumar's official residence, dozens of RJD supporters had a mild clash with JD (U) supporters outside.
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