New Delhi: Congress Wednesday gave all credit
to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for the ruling JD(U)-BJP
combine's success in Bihar Assembly Elections and said law and
order in the state improved under his regime.
Party spokesperson Jayanti Natarajan said Congress
went alone in the elections and it preferred to build a proper
"All credit to him (Kumar) for his success... law and
order did improve under Nitish Kumar," Natarajan said.
Asked about party's poor performance in the polls, she
said there was always a desire among the Congress workers that
the party should go it alone and find its own place.
She said the trend was started by party chief Sonia
Gandhi and AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi. "We will
pursue it in future as well as," she said.
Acknowledging that there is difference between UP and
Bihar, Natarajan expressed confidence that "next time, we will
improve our tally".
First Published: Wednesday, November 24, 2010, 10:21