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We will together take Bihar forward, says Nitish

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

As alliance partner expressed displeasure over JD(U)'s invitation to for the 'Makar Sankranti' feast tomorrow, RJD president and today asserted that everything is fine in the coalition.

While Prasad said there is no fissure in the alliance, Kumar said the coalition partners will take forward together.

The Chief Minister visited Prasad's residence for 'Dahi-Chura' and wished the people of the state on 'Makar Sankranti'.

"I have applied 'chandan' (tilak) with curd on Kumar's forehead. Dahi (curd) has been applied (on the forehead of Kumar), now everything will be "shubh" (good). There is no fissure in the alliance. Everything is fine," Prasad said.

Echoing similar sentiments as expressed by the RJD chief, Kumar said, "We (alliance partners) will take forward together."

"We have made pre-poll promises which our is very much conscious of and is trying to implement them on the ground. We are not like others who forget pre-poll promises. We do remember our promises and the is committed to fulfil promises made as per Common Minimum Programme," Kumar said before leaving Prasad's residence.

Prasad hosted a 'Dahi-Chura' feast on Makar Sankranti at his wife and former Bihar CM Rabri Devi's residence at 10 Circular Road where leaders from all parties except the participated.

He and his wife personally monitored arrangements and also served food to guests.

Prominent among those who attended the feast were Speaker Choudhary, JD(U) chief Bashishtha Narayan Singh, senior RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, Bihar chief and Education Minister Ashok Choudhary, Minister Madan Mohan Jha.

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First Published: Sat, January 14 2017. 20:42 IST