- Nitish Kumar accused media of asking “fallacious, inappropriate” questions
- He lashed out at NDTV when requested about IndiGo supervisor’s homicide
- Mr Kumar’s authorities has confronted a lot flak over crime in Bihar
An enraged Nitish Kumar immediately accused the media of asking what he known as “fallacious and inappropriate” questions on the homicide of an IndiGo airline government near his house in Patna. “In case you have any clues, please share with the police,” the Bihar Chief Minister sneered, difficult reporters to assist clear up the crime.
Mr Kumar erupted on the sidelines of an occasion the place reporters confronted him with questions on IndiGo supervisor Rupesh Kumar Singh’s killing on Tuesday.
“You’re so mahaan (nice). Who’re you supporting? Predominant aapko direct pooch raha hoon (I’m asking you instantly),” the Chief Minister, sputtering with rage, questioned the NDTV reporter who questioned him about situations of lawlessness on his watch.
“Those that dominated for 15 years. There was a lot crime underneath the husband-wife duo. Why do not you spotlight that?” He didn’t identify Lalu Yadav and his spouse Rabri Devi, each Chief Ministers within the Nineteen Nineties.
He continued: “We all the time take motion every time one thing occurs. We respect you however you really want to coach those that offer you particular recommendation.”
On Tuesday night, Rupesh Singh was in his SUV outdoors the gates of his house, ready to be let in, when two males driving a motorcycle shot him lifeless. The killing befell barely 2 km from the Chief Minister’s house.
“Your questions are utterly fallacious, solely inappropriate. Do not name it apraadh (crime). A homicide has taken place. There may be all the time a motive. We have to see the explanation for the homicide. The police are wanting into it,” the Chief Minister mentioned.
“In case you have any clues please share… Do not demoralise the police like this. What occurred earlier than 2005? There was a lot crime, a lot violence…”
As a parting shot, he mentioned he would communicate to the police chief and ensure journalists’ inputs on who dedicated the homicide have been taken instantly. So upset was he that when reporters flagged that the police chief infrequently took their calls, he dialled the highest cop on the spot and instructed him to treatment it.
The video of the trade was tweeted by the opposition RJD of Lalu Yadav.
आप किसके समर्थक है? मैं Direct आपसे पूछ रहा हूँ।
– सवाल दागते निष्पक्ष पत्रकार @manishndtv से नीतीश कुमार
तो क्या बिहार में पत्रकारिता करने के लिए नीतीश कुमार या भाजपा समर्थक होना आवश्यक है?
नीतीश कुमार कहते है जाकर विपक्ष से पूछो, पता करो आज से 50-100 वर्ष पहले क्या होता था? pic.twitter.com/5TFbwABQhA
— Sanjay Yadav (@sanjuydv) January 15, 2021
Reacting to Mr Kumar’s outburst, opposition chief Tejashwi Yadav, the son of Lalu Yadav, tweeted: “Nitish Kumar has surrendered earlier than criminals. He mentioned no person can cease crimes. There have been crimes throughout Harappa civilization too. Simply examine. As a substitute he’s asking reporters whether or not they know who the criminals are.”
दुर्भाग्यपूर्ण ब्रेकिंग न्यूज़:-
मुख्यमंत्री नीतीश कुमार ने हाथ उठा अपराधियों के सामने किया सरेंडर।
कहा, “कोई नहीं रोक सकता अपराध!” हड़प्पा काल में भी होते थे अपराध। ज़रा तुलना कर लीजिए।
उल्टा पत्रकारों से पूछ रहे है क्या आपको पता है कौन है अपराधी और वो क्यों करते है अपराध?
— Tejashwi Yadav (@yadavtejashwi) January 15, 2021
Mr Kumar, who not too long ago grew to become Chief Minister for the fourth time, is underneath intense strain over the homicide not simply from the opposition but additionally from ally BJP, which scored much more seats than his celebration within the state election. His authorities has confronted a lot criticism over crime in Bihar.
On Wednesday, a BJP Rajya Sabha member Gopal Narayan Singh, went so far as to say Mr Kumar had no management over legislation and order within the state. “The federal government of Bihar is working with (BJP) our help, however we’re conscious of the scenario. It’s also obligatory to talk on this for the development of Bihar. I feel legislation and order is poor within the state and corruption circumstances are on surge. There isn’t a management over the legislation order within the state. There isn’t a seen grip of our authorities on the present police system presently,” Mr Singh mentioned of his personal authorities.