Political crisis in Bihar: BJP, JD(U), RJD ask their MLAs to stay in Patna
In Bihar, amid fast changing political scenario RJD, BJP and JD(U) have asked all MLAs to remain present in Patna. Several rounds of meetings have taken place separately by BJP, RJD and JD(U) so far. The hints given by BJP and JD(U) leaders indicate that the survival of the Grand Alliance government is very difficult.
RJD has decided to take a stand of wait and watch politics during the meeting of party legislators. All MLAs authorized RJD Chief Lalu Prasad to take any decision in the present scenario. It was also decided in the meeting that RJD will not withdraw its support from the Grand Alliance.
BJP is also holding back-to-back meetings in Patna. Soon after the completion of the meeting of its core committee the legislators and MPs are discussing options and the next course of action.
JD(U) Chief Nitish Kumar has also convened a meeting of its MLAs in Patna this evening. Earlier Mr Kumar held a meeting of senior party leaders this morning who are said to be decision makers in the party at Patna.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has so far not made any statement regarding the ongoing political scenario. Hectic deliberations are underway behind the scenes setting the stage for realignment in the landscape of state politics.