Prashant Kishor expelled from JDU

Prashant Kishor expelled from JDU

JanataDal (United) supremo and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesdayexpelled two of his closest aides, Prashant Kishor and Pavan Varma from theparty. This came following weeks of acrimony over their open criticism of hisstand on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

However,Kishor thanked Nitish Kumar in a tweet. "Thank you Nitish Kumar. My best wishesto you to retain the chair of Chief Minister of Bihar. God bless you," hetweeted. On the other hand, Pavan Verma said, "It is a sad day that JDU hasbecome intolerant and can't face the mirror when tough questions are asked."

Itmay be mentioned here that the relationship between Kishor and Kumar soured afterKishor asked the party boss to take a firm stand on the CAA and the NRC. He hadalso questioned the party's support to the CAA in parliament even after NitishKumar expressed his reservations at a party meeting.

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