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"Actually, I do not want to make any comment on it. There are chances, he may form his own party. He has been told (by JD-U) that he is free now and he can leave the party. Why is not he leaving if he wants to," Paswan asked while speaking to the media here.
Differences between Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Yadav surfaced after the former parted ways with Lalu Prasad-led Rashtriya Janata Dal and formed a new government with the support of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Bihar last month.
"In politics, it does not matter if you form a party or not. The most important thing is that one who wields the power, calls the shots. Sharad Yadav should accept that Nitish Kumar has that power today and he does not have," Paswan said.
Also, he took a dig at Yadav for calling Nitish Kumar's JD-U "sarkari party" saying: "When he (Yadav) was a minister in the NDA government, then it was not a sarkari party but a revolutionary party. Now, he is not in the government, the party has become a sarkari party?"
"Anyway, he has become a part of the NDA. Just technicalities remain. Let him come in the NDA, we wil the work together," he said, adding that Kumar had no option but to snap ties with the RJD due to involvement of Lalu Prasad and his family in corruption cases.