BJP also said that the majority has to be proved on the floor of the Assembly and not in any party's office, as claimed by Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) leader Nitish Kumar, whom the party accused of being "hungry for power" and stood exposed for wanting the Chief Minister to be his "puppet".

"We haven't taken any decision yet but we are sure that Jitan Ram Manjhi who is the Chief Minister, according to his statements is very confident and Nitish Kumar's camp looks very disappointed," BJP Spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said.

He said the majority has to be proved in the House and not in any party office as claimed by Kumar.

"Majority cannot be proved inside any room or party office. It has to be on the floor of the assembly. That is why whether Manjhi has majority or not, Nitish Kumar has support of how many MLAs, it will be decided only on the floor of the Assembly and not party office. As the main opposition it is our responsibility that we monitor the situation," he said.

Continuing his attack on the former Bihar Chief Minister, Hussain said, "He is hurling allegations only on BJP. He needs to tell the public in Bihar as to what was the reason that he broke an alliance with BJP...wasn't it his own aspiration and greed...did the aspiration of being a Prime Minister not force him to part ways with BJP?" he added.

"Didn't you say during Lok Sabha elections that Modi wave is a blower wave and in the same wave you got two seats. Still you did not realise? When you had said that you will leave power and became a 'tyagi', you will have to explain to the people of Bihar...," he said.

Hussain also accused Kumar of "insulting" the CM post and caring only about power.

"Isn't it right that your ministers keep on insulting the institution of Chief Minister? Manjhi made them ministers but they kept their loyalties with Nitish Kumar. Today you say that you want to be the Chief Minister with support of so many people, then why did you leave earlier?” he further said.

"Nitish Kumar stands exposed and he has nothing left other than his greed for power. Yesterday's press conference of Manjhi was an eye opener that Nitish wanted the CM to work as a puppet and this was the reason that he made two centres of politics in Bihar...he played the 'tyagi' on one hand and was greedy for power on the other," he said.

"When he had said that he would resign, why did Nitish design this intricate plot to sack a Mahadalit CM? What is the reason for Manjhi's resignation? What were his faults?", Hussain asked.
The senior BJP leader also slammed separatists group in Jammu and Kashmir for saying that Muslims should give birth to more children to sustain their community.

"Separatists want to remain in news and are using such language because they completely have been rejected by J&K people and have got a befitting reply. Who should have how many kids has to be decided by the mother and father," he said.

Responding to questions on the black money issue, Hussain said, "whatever list government had it has been given to SIT which has been constituted. SIT will take care of further investigations."

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