Police strike Kushwaha supporters in Patna

A day after Upendra Kushwaha, party leader Rashtriya Lok Samata (REL), expressed his deep dissatisfaction with the remark of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who would have humiliated him, his supporters staged a march on Saturday. protest in Patna, which ended in a clash with the police.

The march, organized under the banner of Bharatiya Kushwaha Ekta Manch, left Gandhi Maidan from Patna to go to Raj Bhavan, but as soon as she reached the intersection of Dak Bungalow, the police carried out a charge with the baton. . Some protesters and bystanders were injured. Police said some of his staff were also injured when demonstrators threw stones at them.

"Chief Minister Nitish KumarjiIf you had publicly explained the meaning of your comment instead of ordering the charge with the baton, it was a good gesture … maybe the people's anger would be extinguished, "Kushwaha tweeted afterwards. incident.

On Friday, Kushwaha told reporters, "Mr. Nitish Kumar, whom I consider my older brother, has hurt me by treating me Neech (humble person). "

In a recent national magazine broadcast in Patna, Mr. Kumar, while answering a question about Mr. Kushwaha, said that "the level of discussion should not be so low (neeche) ".

Kushwaha recently said that Kumar had reached the saturation point of power and "does not want to remain in office after 2020", which was immediately rejected by the leaders of the JD (U). "I do not do politics or satirical commentary on the chief minister, but he (Nitish Kumar) himself has expressed his desire not to continue beyond 2020. He himself has said that He had been governing for 15 years and for how long would he be the CM, "said Kushwaha, who was immediately rejected by the leaders of JD (U), who said," Nitish Kumar would be the chief minister. of the state even after 2020 ".

At the same time, opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) criticized the state government for using the baton for "a peaceful march organized by the Patna Kushwaha". It shows that "charges against members of the Kushwaha community who participated in a peaceful march in Patna are among the prime minister's days, and now Upendra Kushwaha, leader of the PSSR, is expected to formally leave the NDA," he said. said senior RJD official Shivan and Tiwari.