Amit Shah invites Nitish to rejoin NDA
New Delhi Aug 12 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah said on Saturday that he has invited Janata Dal-United the party s new alliance partner in Bihar to rejoin the National Democratic Alliance.
The invitation was extended to Bihar Chief Minister and party chief Nitish Kumar at a meeting of the two leaders on Friday.
"I met JD-U President Nitish Kumarji at my residence yesterday. I invited him to join the NDA " Amit Shah said in a tweet.
The 17-year-old alliance between the two parties was broken in 2013 days before the appointment of Narendra Modi as the BJP s prime ministerial candidate for 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
Nitish Kumar also the President of the JD-U dumped the RJD and the Congress and embraced BJP to form a new government in Bihar last month.