"NDA would have to draw its strategy for Bihar poll carefully to take on the combined force of Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad," Kushwaha, who is President of Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP), an ally of BJP, told reporters.

Though it was well known that all these efforts of merger of old Janata Parivar were driven by personal greed of some leaders, but still NDA needed to draw careful strategy to take them on Kushwaha, who is Union Minister of State for Human Resources Development (HRD), sought.

Asked if NDA should declare its Chief Ministerial candidate beforehand, he asserted these things would be decided on the table of NDA meeting.

To a question that Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu during a function to celebrate completion of 25 year of Parliamentary career of senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi had virtually declared him as Chief Minister face, Kushwaha said it was opinion of one individual and not of BJP.

"Various leaders of BJP and also of allies LJP and RLSP have expressed different opinions and suggested different names for the post of Chief Ministership of Bihar. The matter would be decided at the end on the table of NDA at a right time," Kushwaha, whose party RLSP had a crucial role in the coalition winning 31 out of 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar, explained.

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