A livid Tejashwi Yadav, who was in the eye of the storm that ended up desecrating the Bihar Mahagathbandhan, took to Twitter on Thursday to slam his former ally-turned 'opportunistic rival' Nitish Kumar. He took to the social media platform to express his anger over the political volte-face by Nitish as the latter canned the RJD-Congress alliance for siding with BJP, which was ironically formed to stall the saffron party.
Initially, after reports of Nitish Kumar's decision became public, Tejashwi announced that he would visit the governor's office to launch a dharna against the decision.
We are going to governor house to stage the dharna if not called for being the single largest party.
— Tejashwi Yadav (@yadavtejashwi) July 26, 2017
The march failed to stop the inevitable and Nitish Kumar was sworn-in on Thursday at 10 am as the chief minister of Bihar.
Tejashwi said that RJD being the single largest party in Bihar should have been considered for forming the government and called Kumar an "opportunistic rival."
I entered in govt with a clean slate with a keen desire of writing a positive story for people of Bihar, only to find an opportunist rival! — Tejashwi Yadav (@yadavtejashwi) July 27, 2017
He went on to say that his performance as deputy chief minister of Bihar unsettled the BJP and this move exposed their viciousness and a personal vendetta against him. The move was even coined as 'opportunistic politics' and he added that BJP had reached new lows in their vindictiveness.
I delivered manifolds than wat was expected of me. My performance perturbed our ally & BJP. Vendetta against me exposes their viciousness. — Tejashwi Yadav (@yadavtejashwi) July 27, 2017
Much to their dismay,they wer unable to point a single lacuna in my performance.So resorted to low level vindictive & opportunistic politics — Tejashwi Yadav (@yadavtejashwi) July 27, 2017
Yadav questioned the governor Keshari Nath Tripathi honesty and asked him why the 11 am deadline of the swearing-in ceremony was changed to 10 am.
Governor gv us time of 11AM and now suddenly has asked NDA for oath ceremony at 10AM. Why so much hurry & rush Mr. Honest & Moral? — Tejashwi Yadav (@yadavtejashwi) July 26, 2017
He said that people would see through BJP's 'power grab' mentality and this attitude will spell doom for the party.
Vicious greed for power of opportunism will spell it's own doom. People are not fools that they digest their penchant for wicked power grab — Tejashwi Yadav (@yadavtejashwi) July 27, 2017
In his latest tweets, he questioned the government's attitude towards dissent and claimed that the growing voice of the 'marginalized section' of the society contributed to the move. He also added that RSS and BJP were 'hell bent to impose past caste based order in society with the help of the JDU.'
People frm marginalized sections were voicing their opinion wth sense of equality,power to ask,retort & confront.That's wat they didn't like — Tejashwi Yadav (@yadavtejashwi) July 27, 2017
Dalits,OBCs & EBCs intact & consolidated in Bihar tht's y RSS & BJP hell bent to reimpose past caste based order in society wth help of JDU — Tejashwi Yadav (@yadavtejashwi) July 27, 2017
Published Date: Jul 27, 2017 13:55 PM | Updated Date: Jul 27, 2017 13:58 PM