New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday offered a softly-worded rebuke of his Bihar counterpart, Nitish Kumar, who severed ties with the Congress-led INDIA bloc and realigned with the BJP last evening, triggering a seismic shift in the state’s already fluid political landscape less than three months before a general election.
Mr Kejriwal, whose Aam Aadmi Party is a member of the bloc, said Nitish Kumar was “wrong” and that “this conduct is not right in a democracy”. He was, though, optimistic about INDIA’s chances in Bihar in the April/May Lok Sabha election.
“I feel this is wrong… he should not have left. Such conduct is not good for democracy,” he told reporters this evening, “… but, as per my understanding, this will cause a huge loss to NDA (the BJP-led alliance) and INDIA will benefit.”