Updated 30th October 2020 | 09:58 IST
Reacting against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Yuvraj (prince) of Jungle Raj”, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Ministerial candidate Tejashwi Yadav said on Thursday that the PM should talk about “hunger and unemployment issues” Should do
“He is the Prime Minister of the country; He can speak anything. I do not want to comment on this, but if he has come to Bihar, he should have spoken on the special package for the state, unemployment and hunger. People were hoping that he would speak on these issues,” the RJD leader told media persons.
Addressing an election rally on Wednesday, PM Modi directly attacked Tejashwi Yadav and his election promise of one million government jobs and said that if the RJD came back to power, they would likely wipe out private enterprise and in Bihar, We will derail the rule of law.
The PM said, “This is not the time for Hawa Hawai ‘(empty promises) … Please ask yourself whether the prince of Jungle Raj has the credibility and experience to fulfil the aspirations of the lower and middle class of the state.” The period between 1990 and 2005 when Yadav’s family was mostly in charge of the state.
Later in the day, at a rally in Ujiarpur in Samastipur, Tejashwi accused Prime Minister Modi and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of giving a special package to the state and not fulfilling promises according to the special category to Bihar.
“Bihar has a double engine government with NDA in power at both the Center and the state. But has Bihar got a special package? What happened on the issue of getting special category status to Bihar? “PM Modi said, CM Kumar has cheated (PM Modi has cheated Bihar and CM Kumar has cheated the state),” he said, he will not talk about it much because the people of Bihar Realized how the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government had failed to bring development in the state in the last 15 years.