The JDU, headed by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, accused the AAP of resorting to “cheap politics to gain popularity” because the Arvind Kejriwal authorities has sought reimbursement of the cost.
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The Janata Dal United (JD-U) on Saturday slammed the Aam Aadmi Get together (AAP) for claiming that it bore the price of ferrying migrant staff from Delhi to their house in Bihar, saying the celebration was talking “half-truth” because the Arvind Kejriwal authorities has sought reimbursement of the cost.
The JD(U), headed by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, accused the AAP of resorting to “cheap politics to gain popularity”.
The JD(U) additionally got here down closely on Chief of Opposition within the Bihar Meeting, Tejashwi Yadav for lapping up the difficulty to assault the NDA dispensation, asking him to “stop the rhetoric and do something good for the people of Bihar”.
The AAP had on Friday claimed that the Kejriwal authorities paid for the migrant labourers travelling house after the Bihar authorities left them within the lurch.
“The train carrying 1,200 migrant labourers left for Muzaffarpur, Bihar today. The Arvind Kejriwal government will bear their full travel cost,” Delhi minister Gopal Rai had tweeted on Friday.
In a pointy retort to the AAP, JD(U) spokesman Rajiv Ranjan Prasad stated on Saturday, “To begin with, they (Delhi authorities) paid the fare and later its minister Gopal Rai posted it on Twitter.
“Subsequently the Delhi authorities despatched a letter to Bihar authorities asking it to reimburse the fare incurred by them… Gopal Rai simply instructed the half-truth to the individuals by his submit,” he stated, including such gimmicks are supposed to achieve low cost reputation.
The Bihar authorities has unequivocally made it clear that folks after finishing 21 days at quarantine centre shall be reimbursed the complete bills and get an extra help of Rs 500 every, he stated, including every individual shall be getting a minimal help of Rs 1,000.
Becoming a member of challenge with the AAP, RJD chief Tejashwi Yadav slammed the Bihar authorities for displaying “insensitivity” by not paying the prepare fare of the migrant labourers who boarded a Muzaffarpur-bound prepare from New Delhi on Friday.
Displaying gratitude in the direction of the Delhi chief minister, Yadav tweeted, “Thanks a lot @ArvindKejriwal Ji. We’re sorry for the insensitivity proven by Bihar govt. As a accountable opposition we provide our help when it comes to monetary contribution in taking again migrant Bihari workforce. Pls tell us the modalities of transferring the cash.”
“Expensive @NitishKumar Ji!Cease performing like a Pvt Ltd Co. We’re a welfare state & subsequently its our accountability to take care of individuals. As per MHAs directive, do ship us the listing of passengers in order that we are able to straight pay to the sending state. Our celebration is dedicated to serve poor,” he stated in one other tweet.
The JD(U) spokesman, nonetheless, termed Yadav’s feedback as “rhetoric”.
“First, you (Yadav) talked about giving 50 buses (for ferrying stranded college students from Kota to Bihar), then paying fare for 200 trains… your listing of guarantees is turning into infinite. To begin with, you need to seem earlier than the individuals on this hour of disaster,” Prasad stated.
The NDA leaders have been ridiculing the senior RJD chief for staying within the nationwide capital and resorting to “Twitter politics” to register his presence in Bihar. The Meeting polls in Bihar are slated on the finish of this yr.