Former Union Finance and External Affairs Minister Yashwant Sinha on Saturday announced that his upcoming political front would be contesting the Bihar Assembly election “strongly for a better Bihar”.
“We want to become an epicentre of power in Bihar and future will decide whether we’ll be a third front or first front but we’ll strongly contest the upcoming Assembly elections in the State”, Mr. Sinha said, while addressing media persons at a hotel in Patna.
Former MPs Arun Kumar, Devendra Yadav and former Bihar Ministers and leaders such as Nagmani, Narendra Singh and Renu Kushwaha, along with others, were present with Mr. Sinha.
“At present, we all are here but many more leaders are in touch and will come with us with a ‘Better Bihar’ motto”, Mr. Sinha added, while promising that he would meet media persons every week with a fact-sheet of the present government.
He also blockquoted figures to show how Bihar had been lagging in sectors such as health, education, industry, per capital income, road and farmers’ economic condition. “Corruption has also been a major issue in this regime in Bihar...without bribe, no work happens here”, he alleged