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PATNA: The 69-year previous Nitish Kumar is going through a troublesome problem as two younger leaders — main the events based by their fathers — are queering the pitches within the meeting elections this 12 months.
Tejashwi Yadav and Chirag Paswan, known as the Karan and Arjun of Bihar politics, belong to ideologically completely different events however have the identical purpose — to unseat Kumar from the chief minister submit. The seasoned Kumar, however, has termed them ‘inexperienced’ .
Whereas 31-year-old Tejashwi is a cricketer-turned-politician, 37-year-old Chirag had tried his hand in appearing earlier than becoming a member of politics. Each are eligible bachelors, fluent in English and have inherited the political legacies of their fathers.
Tejashawi is aspiring to emulate his mother and father — fomer CMs Lalu Prasad Yadav and Rabri Devi — because the chief of the Grand Alliance. Alternatively, Chirag is making an attempt to do what his father Ram Vilas Paswan by no means did.
“Chirag Paswan as an actor-turned-politician is appearing effectively politically whereas cricketer-turned-politician Tejashawi Yadav is bating strongly. The state is taking discover of those two leaders’ statements”, mentioned youth activist Mrinal Kumar.
“These two younger leaders are filled with confidence to unseat a frontrunner like Nitish Kumar who is named Chanakya of Bihar politics and has served the state for 15 years with a visual observe file of growth,” mentioned Kaushalendra Kumar Singh, a political observer.
How far these two younger leaders succeed of their mission towards Kumar can be clear solely on November 10.