Kishor, who is on a 3,500 km-long padayatra in the state, also said that he had found out during interactions with people that they were fed up with the ”rampant corruption” in Bihar.
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He was speaking on the sidelines of a program where he met local leaders and activists supporting the cause of the separate Vidarbha state.
Need credible face to seek votes in 2024 LS polls, meeting leaders won’t make difference: Prashant Kishor
The polls strategist further dismissed the speculation of Nitish Kumar being disappointed with his former party leader.
Kishor also rubbished suggestions that being an upper caste Brahmin put him at a disadvantage in Bihar where the politics has been dominated by OBCs, especially since the Mandal era.
Kishor is not new to Bihar politics, for he was the vice president of the ruling Janata Dal-United led by the chief minister Nitish Kumar. More details to follow.
Kishor has held several meetings in the last 15 days with Congress’s top leadership and gave a proposal to revamp the party ahead of the 2024 general election.
Election strategist Prashant Kishor declined the Congress offer to join party with ‘defined responsibility’. “Following a presentation & discussions with Sh. Prashant Kishor, Congress President has constituted a Empowered Action Group 2024 & invited him to join the party as part of the group with defined responsibility. He declined…,” Randeep[Read More…]
Sources have confirmed that he has met a couple of leaders in poll bound states and he has given his personal state specific inputs to them.
The political strategist was appointed as Principal Advisor to Punjab CM on March 1 with a token honorarium of Re 1 per month.
‘PM Modi, Mamata equally popular’ in Bengal: Prashant Kishor in purported audio clip released by BJP
Sharing excerpts of Kishor’s chat with some journalists, BJP’s IT cell chief Amit Malviya claimed that “TMC’s election was just thrown away!”
New Delhi: The Janata Dal-United, which Prashant Kishor was a part of, hit back at the pollster after he launched a scathing attack on party chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. “Prashant Kishor is not a political personality. His views are not that significant,” said senior JD-U leader K.C.[Read More…]
Kishor, who runs a consultancy firm Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC) and has been successful as poll strategist for many parties across the country was removed from the JD-U last month.
But this was the first time AAP involved a professional election strategist in the form of Prashant Kishor and his agency I-PAC.
Kishor had joined the JD-U in September 2018 and was made the party’s Vice President. He also played a major role in seat bargaining with the BJP in the Lok Sabha elections.
Kishor’s latest dig brought out the discomfort between the two NDA allies — BJP and the JDU out in the open, once again.
New Delhi: Ahead of Assembly polls due early next year in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced that political strategist Prashant Kishor’s Indian PAC will manage the poll campaign of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the national capital. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Twitter[Read More…]
Just ahead the release of Lalu Yadav’s biograghy ‘Gopalganj to Raisina: My Political Journey’, Bihar’s two major political parties Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Janata Dal (United ) have indulged into a heated argument which revolves around state Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s alleged attempt to outreach RJD chief Lalu Prasad[Read More…]
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav has claimed that Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar wanted to return to the ‘mahagathbandhan’ within six months of walking out and allying with BJP. In his soon-to-be released book ‘Gopalganj to Raisina: My Political Journey’, the former Bihar[Read More…]
This election season, the political strategist turned politician is brainstorming for Jagan Reddy and not Nitish Kumar despite being vice president of the JDU.
Patna: Janata Dal-United (JD-U) national Vice President Prashant Kishor on Tuesday slammed Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu for his prejudice against people of Bihar, and asked him to focus on his job at hand. “Rather than using derogatory language that shows your prejudice and malice against Bihar, just[Read More…]
After Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday accused election strategist and Janta Dal (United) National vice president Prashant Kishor of removing of votes of party sympathisers while calling him “Bihar dacoit”, Kishore hit back to Naidu, saying that instead of “using derogatory language that shows your(Chandrababu Naidu)[Read More…]
“People who looked at Nitish Kumar as challenger to PM Narendra Modi would find the decision wrong but people who used to think he was compromising on governance only for the sake of defeating PM Modi would have found the decision correct… it depends on which side of the part[Read More…]
“One of the most awaited entries in Indian politics”, JDU’ Prashant Kishor congratulates Priyanka Gandhi
Calling Priyanka Gandhi’s entry, “one of the most awaited in Indian politics”, after she was appointed as the All India Congress Committee General Secretary, Uttar Pradesh East, political strategist Prashant Kishore extended his best wishes and congratulated her. Prashant Kishor, the Janata Dal (United) Vice President, tweeted, “While people may debate[Read More…]
Former Union Minister and MP from Bihar Rajiv Pratap Rudy has been appointed as the national spokesperson of Bhartiya Janata Party. He has expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah. After getting elected to 16th Lok Sabha from Saran seat of Bihar, he became the Minister[Read More…]
Patna: Janata Dal-United vice president Prashant Kishor is deriving another strategy to bring more success to his party. After becoming victorious in Patna University Students’ Union Election, PK is now trying to connect intellectuals and social activists ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls. On Thursday at 7 Circular road, he[Read More…]