In Swipe at Nitish, Shatrughan Warns 'NDA Friends' to Start Performing 'or Else Tejashwi is Waiting'
BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha remarks came in the backdrop of a recent statement by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who heads the JD(U), wherein he had made a fresh pitch for grant of special category status to Bihar and indicated that the demand would be put before the 15th Finance Commission.
File photo of Shatrughan Sinha.
In a series of scathing tweets, Sinha, who represents Patna Sahib in the Lok Sabha and has been critical of the BJP leadership for quite some time, alleged "performance has given way to only propaganda" in Bihar where the NDA has been in power for nearly a year.
He cautioned NDA "friends" to start performing or else there are "Arjuns" willing to take over as Tejashwi Yadav's challenge was knocking on the doors.
My dear friends of NDA Coalition! Start performing & executing for the state of Bihar or else...there are "Arjuns waiting to take over"...as Tejashwi Yadav's @yadavtejashwi challenge echoes in all corners of Bihar...Jai Bihar! Jai Hind!— Shatrughan Sinha (@ShatruganSinha) June 2, 2018
Isn’t it just propaganda for votes? Stooping down to rock bottom level out of an insatiable greed & desire to stay in power!— Shatrughan Sinha (@ShatruganSinha) June 2, 2018
Sadly, Performance has given way to only Propaganda!
Endeavour for Growth & Development has been replaced by Trifling,Truancy, Sluggishness & Lip-Service.
"With the general elections knocking at our doors, the crocodile tears are back...and the drama starts unfolding once again. The ruling coalition in Bihar (NDA) is demanding special status for Bihar, yet again.. .that too from their own central NDA govt and publicly", Sinha tweeted.
With the General Elections knocking at our doors, the Crocodile Tears are back...and the "drama" starts unfolding once again. The 'ruling coalition' in Bihar (NDA), is demanding special status for Bihar, yet again...that too from their own Central NDA Govt...and publicly.!?...1>2— Shatrughan Sinha (@ShatruganSinha) June 2, 2018
The remarks came in the backdrop of a recent statement by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who heads the JD(U), wherein he had made a fresh pitch for grant of special category status to Bihar and indicated that the demand would be put before the 15th Finance Commission.
His demand drew support from Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi, a BJP leader, and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, who heads the Lok Janshakti Party.
Is it not just propaganda for votes. Stooping down to rock bottom level out of an insatiable greed and desire to stay in power. Sadly, performance has given way to only propaganda. Endeavour for growth and development has been replaced by trifling truancy, sluggishness and lip-service, the actor-turned-politician said in another tweet.
NDA leaders in Bihar were not immediately available for comment on the latest outbursts of Sinha. Their discomfiture with his contrarian views has, however, been evident on occasions like a function held here two months ago, where he shared the stage with RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha.
Sushil Modi had launched a veiled attack on the Patna Sahib MP saying BJPs Shatrus (enemies) should follow their mentor referring to Yashwant Sinhas announcement that he was severing his ties with the BJP.
The actor-turned-politician, who has of late been quite sympathetic towards jailed RJD supremo Lalu Prasad said in another tweet my dear friends of NDA coalition. Start
performing and executing for the state of Bihar or else... there are Arjuns willing to take over.. as Tejashwi Yadavs challenge echoes in all corners of Bihar. (Get detailed and live results of each and every seat of the state Assemblies in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram to know which candidate/party is leading or trailing and to know who has won and who has lost and by what margin. Our one-of-its-kind Election Analytics Centre lets you put on the psephologist's hat. Know interesting facts and trivia about the elections. Elections = News18)
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