Bihar polls 2020: Why PM Modi raked up double engine govt slogan | Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 Election News

NEW DELHI: High Minister Narendra Modi, who introduced his marketing campaign for Bihar meeting elections on Friday, as soon as once more raked up the “double engine executive” slogan whilst looking for votes for the four-party NDA within the state.
Addressing his first rally in Sasaram, PM Modi stated he had were given simplest 3 to 4 years of time to paintings with Bihar leader minister and JDU president Nitish Kumar. All the way through this restricted duration, he stated, the 2 governments had carried out multifold works within the state.
He sought yet one more time period from the citizens for large leaps to construction.
Modi recalled that once he was once the Gujarat CM and Nitish was once his Bihar counterpart, they’d attend conferences in Delhi and the latter would bitch of non-cooperation from the Congress-led UPA executive on the centre.
Between 2004 and 2014, Nitish was once part of the NDA whilst Manmohan Singh was once the PM throughout the 2 consecutive phrases of the UPA executive.
Nitish hand over the NDA after Modi was the PM in 2014 and put in Jitan Ram Manjhi because the Bihar CM for 9 months. He contested the 2015 meeting elections as a Mahagathbandhan (Grand Alliance) member in conjunction with Lalu Prasad-led RJD and the Congress.
Alternatively, the alliance collapsed and Nitish returned to the NDA fold in 2017.
Modi had first sought votes within the identify of double engine executive throughout campaigning for the 2014 Maharashtra and Haryana meeting elections after he was PM.
He had reasoned out that the BJP had come to energy on the centre. The 2 states would get the power of double engine if the BJP got here to energy there too.
Whilst the Congress-NCP executive led via Prithviraj Chavan was once in energy in Maharashtra, Congress executive of Bhupinder Singh Hooda was once ruling Haryana.
The BJP gained the Haryana elections with a thumping majority and ML Khattar was the CM.
Then again, the BJP fell wanting majority in Maharashtra. Despite the fact that they’d damaged their age-old alliance over the choice of seats to contest and fought one after the other, the BJP and the Shiv Sena realigned below Devendra Fadnavis.
Since then, Modi and residential minister Amit Shah have sought votes within the identify of double engine in no longer simply all of the meeting elections but additionally within the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
The ultimate time they appealed to the citizens within the identify of double engine executive was once on this 12 months’s Delhi meeting elections.