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Nitish fighting lost battle: Tejashwi on JD(U)'s move to contest Guj polls

The RJD leader claimed that the Bihar CM was fighting a losing battle

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

Former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Tejashwi Yadav
Former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Tejashwi Yadav

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Monday took a swipe at for his party's decision to contest "four-five seats" in the Assembly polls and wondered why he was fighting for a "losing" battle.

The had last week announced that it will contest its "traditional" four to five seats in and urged the Commission to reject the Sharad Yadav faction's claim over the party symbol so that it can fight the

"Why is his party planning to contest the polls? Can win there? During the presidential elections, Nitish had urged the not to fight a losing battle by insisting on putting up a candidate. Has he done away with his wisdom of that time," the former deputy chief minister tweeted.

"If Nitish Kumar's alliance with the survives, his own party may end up with the same number of seats to fight in as well. Their unnatural alliance has become fully exposed before the common people", he said in another tweet.

Kumar, also president of the JD(U), came out the Grand Alliance with the RJD and the Congress and formed a new government with the support of the in July this year.

First Published: Mon, October 30 2017. 14:15 IST