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Nitish returned to 'communal forces' for his selfish motives: Rahul Gandhi

Congress VP hits out at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for joining hands with the BJP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Nitish Kumar and Rahul Gandhi
Nitish Kumar and Rahul Gandhi

vice-president today hit out at Chief Minister for with the BJP, alleging that he had returned to the "communal forces" for his selfish political motives.

Gandhi, whose party was part of the in that was deserted by Kumar's JD(U) last evening, said that he was aware that it was being planned for the last three-four months.

"He (Nitish) had joined hands with us in the anti-communal fight, but Nitish Kumar, for his personal politics, joined hands with those against whom he had fought," said a seething Gandhi.

This is the problem in India's politics, he added.

"In politics, you come to know what is going on in the minds of people. Clearly, I knew Nitish ji is planning. We knew this was going on for the last three-four months.

"People do anything for their selfish motives. There is no principle, no credibility. They can do anything for power," he told reporters when asked about the developments in

First Published: Thu, July 27 2017. 14:40 IST