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Shiv Sena slams JD(U)-BJP reunion, reminds history of toxic salvos

Nitish favored Ishrat, and slammed the Centre, Sena's article reported

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Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray. Photo: PTI
Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray. Photo: PTI

Responding to the 'ghar wapsi' by (United) in the Democratic Alliance (NDA), the on Friday fired a sardonic salvo at the new tie-up and said both the and the JDU, who are brimming with bonhomie presently, in the past two years left no stone unturned in bringing each other down.

Mocking the history of see-sawing ties between Bihar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, questioned that though the two prominent leaders are oozing love and heaping praises at each other, how will they explain the venom they spewed against one another in the past years.

"Amit Shah said that if Nitish Kumar wins Pakistan would celebrate, so is Pakistan celebrating now? Seems like the has itself made Pakistan happy by collaborating with Nitish," Editorial mouth piece Saamana stated.

"Nitish accused Prime Minister Modi of being non-secular. He also accused the of functioning according to the RSS ideology. Nitish even went on saying that when Prime Minister Modi was the chief Minister of Gujarat he killed Muslims, so if Modi ji is nominated as the Prime Ministerial candidate my conscious will now allow me to be a part of NDA," the article added.

further aimed potshots at the and said that in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, Nitish spoke against the saffron outfit, so how will the latter party forget such sharp criticism.

"Nitish favored Ishrat, and slammed the Centre, how will the Modi government digest all the criticism," the article said.

Meanwhile, Kumar who took oath as Bihar Chief Minister yesterday, later in the day will prove his majority in the state assembly.

It will be a special session where the new (United) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance will prove their political mettle.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, July 28 2017. 13:17 IST