Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma took a jibe at his Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar who switched sides from the NDA to join hands with the ‘grand alliance’ to form a new government in the state.

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Reacting to the change in Bihar, Sarma said that Nitish Kumar has become a ‘margdarshak’ (guide) for those who want to “change parties in every six months”.

Sarma, who was a member of the Congress in Assam, said that even he changed his party but “not like Nitish Kumar”.

“How can you guarantee that Nitish Kumar will not switch sides again after 6-7 months? He is unpredictable. We have also changed political party, but not like him. He has become the ‘margdarshak’ for everyone who wants to change their political party in every six months,” the Assam CM said while speaking to the reporters.

Nitish Kumar was sworn in as chief minister of Bihar for the eighth time while RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav took oath as his deputy.

Kumar parted ways with the BJP alleging that the party was trying to break the JD(U), and joined hands with the political opponents RJD in the ‘grand alliance’ on August 9.

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