Setting aside his hostility towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar arrived here on Thursday to meet him and sought enhanced central assistance and special status for his state.
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Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, along with cabinet ministers of his erstwhile regime, on Monday sat on a protest fast at Gandhi Maidan here against the Nitish Kumar government annulling decisions taken by his ministry.
With senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar all set to take charge on Sunday as Bihar Chief Minister for the fourth time and party workers in a festive mood, several posters and hoardings ridiculing former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and rival BJP have surfaced around his residence.
Nitish Kumar exclusively talked to Zee Media regarding the Bihar political crisis and his rift with BJP. During the interview he admitted that it was a mistake to appoint Jitan Ram Manjhi as the chief minister of Bihar.