The agitated supporters who had assembled at Kumar's residence to press him to continue as Bihar chief minister gheraoed Yadav's car and banged it while he was on way to 1, Anne Marg residence of the chief minister in Patna to meet him.
Yadav was on way to Kumar's residence from the state guest house where he is putting up after arriving from New Delhi for the crucial JD (U) Legislature party meeting at 4 pm on Sunday when he faced the protestors.
Later, the JD (U) president's car was escorted inside Kumar's official residence by security personnel.
The protestors accused Yadav of being behind the resignation of Nitish Kumar in the wake of severe drubbing the JD (U) suffered in the general elections.
JD (U) could win only two seats out of the total 40 seats in Bihar and Sharad Yadav himself lost to RJD's Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav by over 56,000 votes in Madhepura.
Yadav went to Kumar's residence shortly after senior minister Narendra Singh arrived at the latter’s house after meeting the JD (U) president in state guest house.
Singh, who is a senior minister in Nitish Kumar Cabinet and is being talked about as Kumar's replacement, dismissed the report.
"I am in no race for the CM's chair," Singh told reporters emerging after meeting with Yadav.
"I will bring a proposal at JD(U) Legislature party meeting today for Nitish Kumar to continue as CM," he said.
On being asked whether Nitish has dismissed continuing as CM, Singh said that he would be asked to reconsider it in view of strong wish of party legislators.


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