New Delhi: Ballot strategist Prashant Kishor on Thursday scotched hypothesis on launching a political get together and introduced his plan to embark on a 3,000 km padyatra throughout Bihar from October 2. Addressing a press convention, Prashant Kishor, or PK, mentioned he would meet a number of eminent personalities of Bihar within the subsequent 3-4 months to construct the thought of ‘Jan Suraaj’ (good governance).
“I’m not going to announce any political platform or political get together in the present day. I intend to deliver collectively all those that needs change in Bihar,” Kishor mentioned. Bihar goes to polls subsequent on 2025.
Kishor, who lately rejected a proposal from the Congress to affix the get together, additional mentioned, “In subsequent 3-4 months, I’ll meet many eminent individuals of Bihar who will help construct thought of ‘Jan Suraaj’ (good governance) and make them a part of it. I’ll embark on 3000 km ‘Padyatra’ throughout Bihar from October 2, Gandhi Ashram, West Champaran.”
Kishor additionally asserted that Bihar in the present day was probably the most backward and poor state within the nation even after 30 years of rule underneath RJD’s Lalu Prasad Yadav and JD(U)’s Nitish Kumar.
“Bihar nonetheless ranks low on many parameters of growth. If Bihar needs to come back within the listing of main states sooner or later, it wants new pondering and new effort,” Kishor mentioned.
The ballot strategist additionally touched upon his talks with the Congress, which did not materialise final week, saying it would not want any Prashant Kishor and had succesful folks to reinvigorate the get together.
“Congress must resolve how they need to perform additional, not me. They took no matter determination they deemed vital and so did I. Congress would not want any Prashant Kishor, the get together has much more succesful folks. They know what they should do,” he mentioned.
Final week, the Congress formally introduced that the election strategist wouldn’t be working for the get together as he declined to be a part of the empowered motion group for the 2024 common elections.
Kishor additionally performed down rumours of alliances with Bihar’s fundamental events. “I’ve no private battle with Nitish Kumar. We now have excellent relations. However private relations is one factor and dealing collectively and agreeing is totally different,” he mentioned.