Patna | Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Thursday morning met Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over breakfast at the State guest house in Patna. The timming of the meeting seems crucial as reports of differences between the BJP- JD(U) alliance over seats allocation for 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
The two leaders are set to work out the differences between the allaince and begin the prepaprations of the upcoming elections on breakfast aswell as dinner. According to a state BJP statement, Shah will arrive in Patna at 10 am. From the airport, he will proceed to the state guest house where he will “have breakfast with Nitish Kumar and other senior leaders”.”After hectic day-long activities, Shah will have dinner at the chief minister’s official residence,” the release said.
BJP state president Nityanand Rai stated that “Shah’s Bihar tour will be grand and historic. Under his leadership, the party has emerged as the largest political outfit in the world.”
The BJP release added that Shah’s engagements will include meetings with BJP workers, including those handling the party’s social media outreach, followed by “deliberations on poll preparations at the state guest house from 4 pm, to 7 pm”. After spending the night at the state guest house, Shah will leave for New Delhi on Friday morning, the release said.