Shiv Sena blames PM Modi for Bihar poll defeat, calls Nitish a 'political hero'

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New Delhi, Nov 8: No sooner than it became clear that BJP-led NDA is going to lose the crucial Bihar Assembly Elections 2015, its ally at Centre and Maharashtra Shiv Sena on Sunday attacked PM Modi for the defeat.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi must take responsibility for the BJP combine's defeat in the Bihar assembly election.

Bihar poll defeat: Sena blames PM Modi

After the trends suggest that BJP is staring at a massive defeat, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut told media persons, "When Congress loses, then it's (president) Sonia's (Gandhi) responsibility. Similarly, BJP must accept that Bihar results is Modi's responsibility."

After saying that Bihar Chief Minister and JD-U leader Nitish Kumar had emerged as "a political hero" after leading his alliance to a victory, he said it was time for Modi to accept responsibility.

"This is a big win for Nitish Kumar. He has emerged as a political hero," Sena's Sanjay Raut told the media.

He added: "We congratulate Nitish Kumar. This result will be a turning point in the country's political future."

The Sena is the junior partner in the BJP-led government in Maharashtra.

The Nitish Kumar-led grand alliance is going to form government in Bihar Assembly, comfortably while BJP and its alliance

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