On Wednesday, when Indian politics shifted its base from Lutyens’ Delhi to the capital city of Bihar, Patna, even a regular Bihari, who claims to know politics like the back of his hand, was left baffled.
The political dram will be more interesting now as the JD(U) had earlier supported Opposition’s vice-presidential candidate Gopalkrishan Gandhi over NDA’s Venkaiah Naidu.
Now, the question arises will Nitish-led JD(U) continue supporting Gopalkrishna Gandhi in vice-presidential poll?
On Wednesday evening, amidst high political drama, Nitish resigned as chief minister of Bihar amid widening rift with alliance partner RJD. Soon after he quit the post and broke the alliance with Lalu Prasad Yadav’s party, NDA extended support to him and was sworn in as chief minister on Thursday morning with BJP’s Sushil Kumar Modi as deputy chief minister.