"Nitish Kumar betrayed George Fernandes, who gave him (Kumar) a national identity, and more recently, Jitan Ram Manjhi. Where is George Fernandes today? He has been forced to spend 'gumnaami ki zindagi' (a life of obscurity)?" he said.
"But, in tune with his behaviour he stabbed BJP in the back and joined hands with Lalu Prasad for the sake of power," he said, and asked BJP workers to spread the truth among voters.
Shah also targeted RJD supremo Lalu Prasad for trying to create a controversy over reservations for backward castes and dalits and asserted BJP was not against quotas for them.

"Lalu Prasad is nowadays talking about reservation for backwards and dalits and accusing the BJP of intending to end reservation which is not true. BJP has been in favour of reservation for backwards and dalits since the promulgation of Constitution and is not in favour of any review," he said.
Defending Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign trips, which has been criticised by the opposition, the BJP Chief said, "Earlier nobody took notice of visit of 'Mauni Baba' (Manmohan Singh) to foreign land, but today people in large numbers welcome Narendra Modi."
Shah said development topped BJP's poll agenda in Bihar and lauded the progress made by BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh.


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