The cold war between Bihar Chief MInister Nitish Kumar and JD (U) senior leader Sharad Yadav seems to be growing day by day. "It was an alliance of faith for five years and I am deeply hurt with its disintegration", Sharad told mediapersons at Patna airport. "The sarkari (government-led) JD (U) is being run by Nitish Kumar and I am with the JD (U), which has the support of people of Bihar", he said on his way to Muzaffarpur for the first of a series of meetings. Alok also lashed out at Srivastava, calling him a burden on the party who had only drained the party and had no stature to question Nitish Kumar.
Along with his elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav, former Bihar Health Minister, who is also part of the yatra, Tejashwi Yadav invited people to attend RJD's August 27 rally in Patna against the BJP to show their unity.
He said that strangely one of the parties of an alliance took an U turn later, a development which he had never seen in his political career.
"I had also vigorously campaigned for the Grand Alliance".
Now it is clear the JD (U) too is maintaining a distance with Yadav during the trip.
"The trust of 11 crore people who gave the mandate to form the Grand Alliance government in Bihar has been broken", Yadav told reporters.
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Yadav is set to kickstart his Jan Samvad Yatra today and will meet the people of Bihar to discuss the repercussions of the withdrawal of the grand alliance in the state.
The 70-year-old Yadav, now a sitting MP of JD (U) in Rajya Sabha, reached Patna amid a rousing welcome by hundreds of his supporters-both JD (U) and RJD workers.
Is the gathbandhan (partnership) between Nitish Kumar and Sharad Yadav, the two tallest leaders of the ruling Janata Dal (United) in Bihar, on the verge of collapse?
On the last day, Sharad Yadav will meet the people of Madhubani-Supaul-Saharsa-Madhepur. "I consider this as a responsibility", he said. Even on way to Muzaffarpur, he was received by Sonepur RJD MLA and other RJD leaders at different places. When party chief Bashishta Narain Singh was approached by The Indian Express to talk about the matter, he said it's a personal visit and the party doesn't have anything to do with it.
But now that Sharad has raised a bogey of revolt against Nitish, the veteran parliamentarian runs the risk of being isolated and eventually thrown out of the JD (U) much like his predecessor George Fernandes. Nitish Kumar, they said, is likely to suspend Mr Yadav, which will checkmate him.