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Atmosphere of hatred, division created in the name of ‘love jihad’: KC Tyagi | India News


PATNA: Janata Dal (United) senior leader KC Tyagi has said that an atmosphere of hatred and division is being created in the country in the name of “love jihad.”
“An atmosphere of hatred and division is being created in the country in the name of ‘love jihad’. The provisions of the Constitution and the CrPC give freedom to two adults to choose the life partners of their choice, regardless of their religion or caste, “Tyagi said. on Sunday.
He also said that the defection of six MLAs from his party in Arunachal Pradesh to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is not a good sign for alliance politics.
Recently, six of the seven JD (U) MLAs from Arunachal Pradesh (Talem Taboh, Hayeng Mangfi, Jikke Tako, Dorjee Wangdi, Kharma, Dongru Siongju and Kanggong Taku) switched to the BJP.
“We express distress for six JD (U) MLAs from Arunachal Pradesh joining BJP. This is not a good sign for alliance politics,” Tyagi said during a press conference on the sidelines of JD’s national executive meeting ( U) on Sunday. .
Bihar’s chief prime minister, Nitish Kumar, downplayed the MLA’s departure, saying they “have gone their own way.” JD (U) is part of the NDA government in the Center and won the Bihar elections in a pre-election alliance with the BJP.
Meanwhile, Rajya Sabha MP Ramchandra Prasad Singh has been unanimously elected as the national president of Janata Dal (United) replacing Prime Minister Nitish Kumar, who has held that position until now.
Nitish Kumar was elected JDU National Chairman in 2019 for a three-year term, but today he resigned in favor of bureaucrat-turned-politician RCP Singh.
Singh had served as the party’s general secretary until now.
The party in a tweet said that Kumar had proposed the PCR name at the national executive meeting and it was accepted unanimously.

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