Upon his return to Patna from Delhi, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar reaffirmed his commitment to the NDA alliance, stating that he would remain a permanent member of the coalition.
After meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP President J.P. Nadda, and former Deputy Prime Minister L.K. Advani, Nitish Kumar reiterated his stance during interactions with the media at Patna airport. He emphasized his loyalty to the NDA and assured that he would not entertain any thoughts of leaving the alliance.
Addressing reporters, Nitish Kumar stated, "I met the Prime Minister and other leaders of the BJP. We discussed various matters. My purpose of visiting Delhi has been fulfilled. I have been part of the NDA in the past and will continue to be so in the future. I may have moved around a bit earlier, but now I am here to stay. There's no need to worry. I am here to stay."
Regarding discussions about Bihar's special status or any potential packages with PM Modi, Nitish Kumar emphasized the state's ongoing development efforts since 2005 and assured that development would continue under his leadership.
When asked about the upcoming floor test, state minister Sanjay Jha, who accompanied Nitish Kumar, emphasized that the NDA alliance possesses sufficient numbers in the house, suggesting confidence in their ability to pass the test.
(With Agency Inputs)