Nitish Kumar 'insulted' Ram Vilas Paswan: Chirag Paswan in his letter to BJP chief JP Nadda

New Delhi: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan had urged BJP president J P Nadda to project a leader of the saffron celebration because the NDA's chief ministerial face in Bihar, claiming that there's a "wave" towards Chief Minister Nitish Kumar that might bring about the loss of the ruling alliance in the kingdom meeting polls. In a letter to Nadda on September 24, which changed into launched by the LJP on Thursday, Paswan accused Kumar of "insulting" his father Ram Vilas Paswan for a Rajya Sabha seat no matter public guarantee with the aid of top NDA leaders, inclusive of former BJP president Amit Shah, and claimed that the JD(U) president had expressed his lack of knowledge of the LJP's founder unwell-health at a time whilst even Prime Minister Narendra Modi often calls him to investigate about his health.

Chirag Paswan additionally claimed in his letter that even many BJP leaders are unhappy with Kumar's functioning and said that while Modi's popularity have been rising, the alternative turned into true approximately the leader minister.

JD(U) spokesperson Sanjay Singh declined to touch upon the matter. A senior party chief stated they may pop out with a detailed rejoinder in an afternoon.

LJP assets said the motive in the back of freeing the letter to the media is to explain the birthday party's selection at the back of walking out of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Bihar and contesting on 143 seats inside the elections to the 243-member assembly.

The birthday party has stated that it will contest on seats where the JD(U) is in the fray however no longer in opposition to the BJP.