Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has tried to put an end to the speculation of going to the Rajya Sabha by saying that he has no personal desire anymore. While talking to reporters in his chamber of Bihar Legislative Assembly on Thursday, Nitish was clarifying his Mann ki Baat a day earlier regarding going to Rajya Sabha. Nitish said that first his desire to become an MLA was fulfilled in 1985, similarly his desire to become an MP was fulfilled in 1989. After this the purpose of serving Bihar became successful in 2005 and according to Nitish I have no personal desire anymore. Nitish’s clarification is believed to be an attempt to put an end to the speculation in the political corridor that started on Wednesday with his desire to go to the Rajya Sabha.
After his statement on Wednesday, it was believed that he was ready to relinquish the post of Chief Minister of Bihar on the pretext of going to the Rajya Sabha. Nitish is hopeful that soon all kinds of speculations related to Rajya Sabha will be closed because BJP members are now openly demanding to make their Chief Minister. BJP MLA Vinay Bihari demanded several times in front of the media to replace Nitish with Deputy Chief Minister Tarkishore Prasad as the Chief Minister, but he was not advised by the party leadership to avoid such statements.
However, Nitish also mentioned the works during his sixteen years of rule and said that see how much work has been done in every field. He said that the nature of the capital Patna has also changed. He also once again announced to start the public’s Durbar program, during which not only do they hear from the common people their problems but they are also resolved.