Former Bihar police chief Gupteshwar Pandey, who stop his job final month and introduced his political debut, has missed out on the prospect to contest the approaching state election. He had made it clear that he wished to contest the polls from Buxar, his residence district, as a candidate of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal United.
The person who has been chosen to contest from the seat is a former Bihar police constable. Parshuram Chaturvedi, the BJP’s candidate from Buxar, is healthier generally known as the person who knocked off the “DGP” (Director Common of Police) from the race.
“The DGP is my elder brother. I contact his ft in reverence and don’t have anything however affection for him,” Mr Chaturvedi advised reporters at this time, thanking his social gathering BJP for selecting him.
Mr Chaturvedi mentioned throughout his days within the Bihar police, he labored in a number of departments, together with the Prison Investigation Division (CID) . “I used to be revered in every single place I labored. I used to be recognized to be diligent and honest,” he mentioned, including that the expertise had helped him in politics.
Requested whether or not he was assured of successful, the previous cop flashed a victory signal.
Gupteshwar Pandey had taken voluntary retirement from the police drive and joined Nitish Kumar’s social gathering. Yesterday, his identify was lacking from the listing of JDU’s 11 candidates for the Bihar election beginning October 28.
The ex-police chief could have anticipated a greater reward for his position within the Bihar authorities’s push within the Sushant Singh Rajput investigations. On the day of his retirement, a video lionizing him as “Robinhood Pandey”, a public hero, was additionally strategically launched.
Outwardly, he took the ballot snub on the chin.
“I’m upset with the telephone of a lot of my well-wishers. I additionally perceive their nervousness and troubles. After I obtained free, everybody anticipated that I’ll contest the election however I’m not contesting meeting elections this time. There isn’t any such factor as being annoyed. Be affected person. My life has been spent within the wrestle,” Mr Pandey wrote in a Fb publish.
“I will probably be serving the general public all my life. Please be affected person and don’t name me. My life is devoted to the folks of Bihar. I bow all the way down to the land of my birthplace Buxar and to all of the elder brothers, sisters, moms and youth of all of the caste and faith! Hold your love and blessings,” he mentioned.