Congratulated AAP, nothing else: Nitish Kumar after holding talks with Arvind Kejriwal
A day after holding talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
New Delhi: A day after holding talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
After holding talks in the Delhi Secretariat, the content of which was not revealed, Kumar, standing alongside Kejriwal, said he congratulated the Aam Aadmi Party chief for his party’s historic victory in Delhi Assembly Elections.
Nothing else was discussed, the Janata Dal (United) leader said.
Maintaining a similar stand, Kejriwal said the Bihar CM came to congratulate for AAP's victory in Delhi. "We had lunch together and there was no talk of joint politics," said Kejriwal.
Kumar, however, vowed support for full statehood status to Delhi.
Earlier in the day, JD(U) general secretary KC Tyagi told a news agency that since his party had backed AAP, Kejriwal has called Nitish Kumar over lunch today.
The duo will hold political talks, Tyagi had said.
Notably, the Bihar Legislative Assembly Elections are due in 2015 and the AAP chief has hinted at expanding his party's base outside Delhi in the near future.
Kumar had his first official meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday and discussed issues regarding his state. This was the first time that the two leaders met each other after Modi became the prime minister.