Prime Minister Modi met Nitish Kumar, discussed farmers’ issues
This was Nitish’s long-awaited first meeting with Mr. Modi after becoming the Chief Minister of Bihar
After the expansion of his ministry, the Bihar Chief Minister came to Delhi today to meet the Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi. They spoke for an hour.
After an hour-long meeting, Kumar spoke to reporters outside the Parliament House. He said, “We spoke on the issues of development and also farmers’ issues. He added that they are on an ongoing talks over the laws for the farmers. He further added that the laws made are meant for the benefit of the farmers and not against them. We are heading towards a solution and we would soon solve the issue. The farmers would be made to understand the new laws are to their advantage and not disadvantage as is perceived by them.
On the matter of the expansion of his ministry, he said that oaths have been taken by the new ministers and everything is hunky-dory.
Notably, soon after the expansion of the ministry, the CM flew to Delhi yesterday and first met the Home Minister Mr. Amit Shah and BJP President Mr. J. P Nadda. After which he called on Mr. Modi today. He called this meeting a courtesy meeting in which he claims he didn’t “demand” anything, but they just discussed “different issues.” He refused to further divulge on the issues they pondered on.
This should be kept in mind that this was Kumar’s long-awaited first meeting with Mr. Modi after his becoming the Chief Minister of Bihar amidst much speculations