Nitish Kumar’s response on Jay Shah’s company’s growth

first_imgWhen asked about the huge growth of the company of Jay Shah, BJP president Amit Shah’s son, in last three years, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday quipped, “I haven’t read the newspaper today.”“I haven’t read the newspaper today so it is improper to comment on this,” said Mr. Kumar on the 16,000-times reported growth of Mr. Jay Shah’s company. While addressing media on the sidelines of his weekly Jan Samvad programme, Mr. Kumar also added that, he “doesn’t understand the complexities of investment through companies.”In the last week of July, Mr. Kumar had cut ties with RJD claiming he took the decision based on the call of his “conscience” of not to compromise with corruption, after Lalu Prasad and his family members were named in IRCTC hotel scam. He later had joined hands with BJP to form the NDA government in Bihar.However, Mr. Kumar said that he had got to know about RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s assets through media.Meanwhile, taking pot-shots over the huge growth of the company owned by Mr. Jay Shah in the last three years, RJD leader and former Bihar deputy chief minister Tejaswi Yadav tweeted, “what would Nitish Kumar’s conscience do over the son of Amit Shah?”last_img

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