Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will not be taking part in the silver jubilee celebrations of Uttar Pradesh’s ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) on November 5.
Janata Dal-United spokesperson K.C. Tayagi stated: “Nitish Kumar will be busy in administrative work during Chhath, the most popular festival in Bihar, from November 4 to 6.”
Tayagi said the Samajwadi Party’s state chief Shivpal Yadav has twice invited both Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Prasad for the November 5 function.
Lalu Prasad said he is attending the celebrations. “I will leave for Lucknow on November 4 to attend the function,” he announced on Tuesday.