"Shiv Sena is an ally of NDA," said Kishor. "I was in Mumbai and they called me for lunch. I went to meet them. I am JD(U)'s Vice President, and hence there is no question of devising a strategy for Shiv Sena."
"Now just two months ahead of the elections, she came as party's general secretary. Let's see what difference does that make," he said.
Kishor also reiterated the JD(U) stance that there is no dispute among NDA allies about Prime Minister Narendra Modi being the next Prime Ministerial candidate. "NDA leader is Narendra Modi and he will remain so. Nitish Kumar is indeed a big leader and has its own role to play. But every leader cannot be a stakeholder for the post of Prime Minister.
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