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Bihar Mahagathbandhan ends, 10 reasons behind Nitish Kumar's resignation as Bihar CM

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar tendered his resignation to Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav said Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar had not asked for Tejashwi’s resignation.


By   |  Updated On : July 26, 2017 07:35 PM
Nitish Kumar - File Photo

Nitish Kumar - File Photo

New Delhi :  

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar tendered his resignation to Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi on Wednesday.  Earlier in the day, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav said Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar had not asked for Tejashwi’s resignation. Lalu said that Grand Alliance is intact and Nitish Kumar will remain leader of the same.

"Under the current situation, it's not possible for me to continue with the government. I tried to find a solution. I had requested Lalu Yadav and Tejashwi to clear all the facts regarding the corruption charges. But nothing has happened," Nitish Kumar said outside Raj Bhavan after submitting resignation. 

"We waited long. RJD doesn't want to give any explanation. So we have decided to call it quits," Nitish said. 

Speaking after tendering his resignation to Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi, Nitish Kumar cited the main reasons behind tendering his resignation. The points as mentioned below were the main reasons spelt out by Nitish Kumar behind his decision to resign - 

#Gandhiji always said needs can be met on the earth, but greed can never be fulfilled: Nitish Kumar

#I resigned on the voice of my inner conscience

#I am not blaming anyone, those who want to blame me are free to do so

#I don't work under pressure of anyone

#When I supported Demonetisation a lot of allegations were levelled against me

#It's not possible to work in this environment, I tried. Tried to found out a solution

Democracy works on the basis of public responsibility 

#I had no option but to quit under the current circumstances

#My party had never demanded anybody's resignation

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First Published: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 07:10 PM

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