RJD to meet Bihar Guv at 11 a.m. to stake claim for forming govt.

| Updated: Jul 27, 2017 06:37 IST

Patna (Bihar) [India], July 27 (ANI): Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav, along with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) delegation, will meet Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi at 11 a.m. today to stake claim for forming government. Late Wednesday night, Tejashwi took to Twitter to express his party, Rashtriya Janata Dal's (RJD) assertion on the same. Tejashwi tweeted saying that they have asked for time from the Governor to meet as they will stake claim to form government, being the largest party. The Deputy Chief Minister further stated that the party will also get support of many Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) MLAs. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="hi" dir="ltr">???????? ?? ????? ?? ????? ???????? ???? ?? ???? ?? ???? ?????? ????? ????? ?? ?????BJP ?? ??????? ????? ?? ???? ??????? ?? ?? ?????? ??????</p>&mdash; Tejashwi Yadav (@yadavtejashwi) <a href="https://twitter.com/yadavtejashwi/status/890277585518710785">July 26, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Meanwhile, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Janata Dal United (JD(U)) MLAs have already left for Raj Bhavan to meet the Governor, taking their letter of support to stake claim for forming government. After Nitish Kumar resigned as the Bihar Chief Minister, the (JD(U)) yesterday dubbed the grand alliance with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) as unnatural. Earlier, Lalu Yadav had alleged that Nitish stepped down fearing his exposure in murder case slapped against him. "Nitish Kumar knew that he is accused in a murder and an Arms Act case under Sections 302 and 307 of the IPC. He also declared this in elections affidavit. Nitish knew that if he would ask Tejashwi to resign then his crime will be exposed," Lalu told media. Nitish handed over his resignation to Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi and confirmed it to the media even as he emerged after meeting him. Meanwhile, Nitish is all set to take oath as the Bihar Chief Minister tomorrow at 5 p.m., coming back to the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) fold. This will be the sixth time, when Nitish will take the oath as the Bihar Chief Minister. (ANI)