Patna: JD(U) is contesting the Uttar Pradesh
Assembly election without alliance with any political
party, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Monday.
"It is not necessary that there should be an alliance or
understanding with other political parties in every election.
JD(U) is contesting UP polls independently," the senior party
leader told reporters here.
JD-U, which is part of NDA, has not tied up with even BJP
in the state after talked broke down with its alliance
JD-U chief Sharad Yadav had said yesterday that if former
Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was in good condition, the
JD(U)-BJP alliance would not have broken. He had, however,
stated that despite differences, JD(U) would remain an NDA
Asked to comment on Priyanka Gandhi and her husband Robert
Vadra campaigning in Uttar Pradesh, the Bihar Chief Minister
said everybody had the right to do so.
To a query on the recent development concerning Union Home
Minister P Chidambaram in connection with 2G scam, Kumar said
it was for the court to decide. "I don`t want to make any
comment," he added.