Nitish Kumar featured in Pindra, Uttar Pradesh (which is around 30 km away from Varanasi ) as Arjun in Mahabharata in banners and posters. This is a constituency of Narendra Modi.
“The theme: a declaration of war on Narendra Modi and communal forces.”
Pindra is the venue for Nitish Kumar’s Janta Dal United convention. His party is makes first attempt in Uttar Pradesh, where elections will be held in next year.
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This is part of the strategy of for taking “brand nitish” national in the 2019 run up polls of Lok Sabha.In the national election, Nitish Kumar have not been very modest of the probability of being projected as the face to counter Narendra Modi.
Mr Kumar believes making this a nationwide campaign will bring big electoral benefits for the party. “Prohibition is the big success story in Bihar and we want to use it to our advantage across the country and take the footprint of our party from Bihar all across the country,” says Shyam Rajak, a senior JDU leader.
Many parts of Varansi have lot of Kurmis, a caste which supports Nitish Kumar. In Bihar. Eastern U.P. Is neigbouring Bihar and it is assumed that in the upcoming 2017 elections it can have a great impact.