Bihar CM also pitched for all opposition parties to come together and said it will be ‘main front’, not the third front.
In a bid to bring opposition parties on a common platform to take on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday met Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar and said that leader of their alliance for the 2024 polls can be decided later. Bihar CM also pitched for all opposition parties to come together and said it will be ‘main front’, not the third front.
According to reports, Nitish held deliberations with Pawar on the broad contours of the opposition alliance in 2024 general elections and also met CPI(ML) General Secretary Dipankar Bhattacharya. After his meeting with the NCP chief, Nitish said that it is important to come together first.
“Both Pawar and I are keen to unite opposition forces who are not with the BJP. A leader of the alliance can be decided later. It is important to come together first,” Kumar told reporters.
“I have met all the people in Delhi and many of them thanked me for coming out of the NDA. Everyone wishes that there should be unity in every state and such an atmosphere will be created in the country in the coming days,” Bihar CM told reporters after meeting Bhattacharyya in the national capital.