Patna, Oct 11 (UNI) Soon after announcing Upendra Kushawa as the new president of NCP, Bihar unit, the party gears up for the Lok Sabha polls by highlighting the failures of Nitish Kumar government.
Addressing a party meeting here today, senior NCP leader and former Maharastra Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal called upon the party workers to work hard under Mr Kushawa's leadership for the next LS polls.
''Our preparations should be optimum for all the 40 LS seats in the state and final decision on alliance with like minded parties would be taken at an approprite time,'' he said adding the views of party would be considered before taking such vital decisions.
The NCP leader also accused that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had failed to improve the state's law and order situation adding that he only made tall claims.
''The road conditions in state had become worse from bad no business houses will now like to invest in Bihar under this pathetic scenario,'' he remarked.
Mr Bhujbal alleged that Mr Kumar was behaving like an autocrat and had deviated from the path of socialism saying that Mr Kushawa's suspension from JD(U) was an open testimony to this fact.
''I have never seen a leader like Mr Kumar, who claims himself to be socialist but suspends his party members working for social justice,'' he maintained.
NCP national general secretary Tariq Anwar also alleged that the Chief Minister had forgotten the principles and idelogy of veteran socialist leader Jay Prakash Narayn (JP) as corruption was rampant in the state.