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Ahead of dinner with PM Narendra Modi, Nitish Kumar to meet Rahul Gandhi

Amidst the speculations of rift in “mahagathbandhan,” Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will be meeting both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday. Nitish will meet Rahul first before taking part in the dinner program called by PM Modi.


  |  Updated On : July 22, 2017 01:47 PM
Ahead of dinner with PM Modi, Nitish Kumar to meet Rahul Gandhi (File photo)

Ahead of dinner with PM Modi, Nitish Kumar to meet Rahul Gandhi (File photo)

New Delhi :  

Amidst the speculations of rift in “mahagathbandhan,” Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will be meeting both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday. Nitish will meet Rahul first before taking part in the dinner program called by PM Modi.  

Janata Dal (United) and Rashtriya Janata Dal are having confrontations over resignations of Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav in corruption case.

Congress is trying to mediate the matter but has not been successful in doing so.

It is being conjectured that Rahul bring issue of alliance in the meet with Nitish on Saturday.

Nitish is constantly facing attacks of rival parties after CBI filed case against Tejashwi Yadav. When Nitish decided to support NDA’s Presidential candidate, Congress and RJD had attacked him. Rahul had advised party leaders to refrain from making comments against Nitish.

PM Modi has planned Pranab Mukherjee’s farewell dinner on Saturday. 

First Published: Saturday, July 22, 2017 01:44 PM


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